Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app. To appoint office bearer in Youth Congress (YC), the Rahul Gandhi formula has failed, which had been introduced as a pilot project in Punjab in 2014. This formula had been publicized across the country as a great achievement of Congress for internal election. Now the digital opinion will appoint the office bearers of Youth Congress through a mobile app. National In-charge of Youth Congress Krishna Alvaru, while talking to Reporters in Chandigarh, told that now the members will give their opinion on selected names through app.
Alvaru was here to kick start membership drive of YC. Delegates of YC across the state were present to attend the meeting, held in Punjab Congress Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday, which was addressed by YC In-charge. He told that membership campaign will continue up to December 12 and nomination for senior posts will be December 20 to 23rd. But the election will be conducted after the Lok Sabha election. Till then a temporary committee will be constituted to run the work of YC. Membership drive has been started ahead of Lok Sabha election and the workers will to the door step of people to remind the achievements of Captain Government with comparison of previous Government.
At present there are 3.5 lakhs members of YC in the Punjab and after the conclusion of drive, it is expected to be 5 lakhs. Later talking with Reporter, Krishna Alvaru told that although there is no fix quota for youth in Lok Sabha election for tickets , but the YC will support to such youth candidates who deserve for ticket as in the Punjab Vidha Sabha election, 31 youth candidates from Congress had won the election. It was revealed the present system of election through polling in Youth Congress had created resentment among the leaders of the party, who had failed to get their people adjusted in the YC. Rahul Gandhi had introduced this formula in the Youth Congress. With the new formula, there will be district and block president and Assembly President instead of President of Lok Sabha segment and Vidhan Sabha President, respectively.
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