New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday while answering about the face of the party in the upcoming 2024 elections said “Bakrid mein bachenge toh Muharram mein nachenge”.
Kharge was asked if he or Rahul Gandhi will be the “PM face” in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, replied by saying that “I am contesting the organizational election. There is a saying ‘Bakrid mein bachenge toh Muharram mein nachenge’. First, let these elections get over and let me become president, then we will see,”.
Kharge, who tendered resignation as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha to contest the party’s presidential poll, is facing a contest from party MP Shashi Tharoor.
Mallikarjun Kharge who is contesting for the top party post said that the move was taken by him to further strengthen the grand old party.
On Tuesday, the veteran leader had clarified that his name was not suggested by the part’s interim chief Sonia Gandhi.
(With Agency Inputs)