The letter which set storm within the party included signatories as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, 5 former CMs, sitting MPs and more than 10 former Union Ministers with decades of political experience.
Rahul Gandhi questioned the timing of a letter to Sonia Gandhi by party colleagues for reforms in the party and criticised the move saying that it came when the interim party President was admitted to a hospital.
Manmohan Singh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Amarinder Singh, Mallikarjun Kharge, PL Punia, KC Venugopal and AK Antony among others are present at the virtual meeting.
Sonia Gandhi was appointed as an interim President on August 10, 2019, by the CWC, after Rahul Gandhi stepped down as party chief, taking the responsibility for party's disastrous defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Sonia Gandhi has written a formal reply, saying that her stint as interim president for one year is complete and she would like to step down from the party president's post and that the party should choose a new president.
Priyanka said in a tweet, "There is no fear of the law in UP and women are getting increasingly insecure. It appears that the state government does not take incidents of eve-teasing seriously."
Venugopal was involved in efforts to find a solution to the crisis. Party leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Ajay Maken had been camping in the state to extend their help to the Gehlot government in handling the crisis.
"Sachin Pilot met Rahul Gandhi and expressed his grievances in detail. They have had a frank, open and conclusive discussion. Pilot has committed to working in the interest of Cong party and govt in Rajasthan," said a party statement.
New Delhi: Almost a month after raising the banner of revolt against Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot today met...
He said instead of involving in discussions on it, more time should be utilised towards containing the COVID-19 spread in the country and helping the poor who are suffering due to the pandemic.