Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre today met party President Sonia Gandhi against the backdrop of the party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.
Head of the Chhattisgarh unit of the Congress party, Nand Kumar Patel, Saturday denied that he supported the formation of a separate state of Bastar and said that he was misquoted by a section of the press.
Sonia Gandhi is set to be
elected as Congress president for the third consecutive time
soon but a formal announcement may take sometime as Congress
Working Committee is yet to finalize the election schedule.