Hope Rahul will agree to our request to continue as Cong president: Ashok Gehlot

NEW DELHI: Chief ministers of Congress-ruled states Monday urged Rahul Gandhi to continue as Congress president and hoped he will positively agree to their request, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said after the meeting.

“It was a good meeting that lasted around two hours. We conveyed and apprised him about the feelings of Congress workers across the country and urged him to continue to lead the party. We hope he will positively view our request to him to continue as Congress president,” Gehlot told reporters.

He said the chief ministers met Gandhi at his residence and analysed the Lok Sabha poll debacle, while taking moral responsibility for the party’s defeat. —PTI