Congress to go solo in the upcoming BMC elections 2022 as party Vice President Rahul Gandhi gives a nod

by Web Desk | Published: 21 Jul 2021

With Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's nod, Congress to go solo in BMC Elections 2022
Amid the speculation being made of a rift going on in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance, and the Mumbai Congress conveying powerful willpower to compete for the approaching Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections solo in 2022 has got a nod from the party’s vice-president Rahul Gandhi and said yes to visit the state to perform rallies
 
A meeting was held where the party’s vice-president met the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Nana Patole and party’s Maharashtra In-Charge National General Secretary HK Patil in New Delhi on Tuesday. The meeting took place over 90 minutes and different organisational and political problems were discussed, stated Patole after the meeting.
 
To the rage of the post-poll Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition partners, Nana Patole went on to state that the Congress party would fight these approaching elections individual of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies. On Tuesday it was confirmed by him that after the meeting with Rahul Gandhi.  
 
“A decision will be made by the Congress high command about this and will be announced soon as three years are left until the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections,” said Patole. “The local body elections will be fought solo by the Congress party of the other parties. It will comprise of Mumbai and all other corporations,” he stated. 
 
The elections are approaching next year that is on 2022 which is considered as a mini-Assembly election as 22 civic bodies comprise Mumbai and Thane, with 24 Zilla Parishad and 144 Municipal Councils. Questioned about the outcome of this decision in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government Nana Patole stated that “The MVA government will work for a full five-year term. Two different things are a party organisation and the government. And every party has the freedom to enlarge and become powerful, the party to feel in the same way.”