BENGALURU: The Congress occasion on Monday held an introspection meet whereby the most important concern raised by the legislators was using “Hindutva” by its political opponent– the BJP.
Organised at a luxurious resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru, 60-odd leaders from the occasion held the introspection meet beneath the chairmanship of their occasion state president DK Shivakumar and opposition chief Siddaramaiah.
On the meet, the management was supposed to debate and debate on the explanations for its failure within the RR Nagar and Sira by-polls aside from the way in which ahead for the Congress occasion in Karnataka.
However amid the speak of approach ahead, the Congress leaders have been vociferous over using “Hindutva” by the BJP.
Based on one senior chief who attended the meet, a number of them had mentioned the problem of BJP contemplating Hindutva as a “propriety” of the saffron occasion.
“There was of course a furore over how the BJP has been using Hindutva as a tool to attract voters in recent days, including Love Jihad and the proposed legislation against it,” stated the chief including that there was not a lot concrete to the talk.
Nevertheless, because the day progressed, increasingly leaders voiced their opinion to the management that the Congress occasion wants to vary its “tact” in countering the Hindutva angle and possibly take into account “soft Hindutva”.
Quickly after the meet, addressing the media Shivakumar was posed with the identical query and he stated: “Our Hindutva is that which was practiced by Mahatma Gandhi or Swami Vivekananda. Hindutva or a Hindu is nobody’s property. We will look into this aspect as well in the coming days when a smaller committee of the party meets to discuss various issues.”
On the different finish, the Congress occasion has determined to contemplate the upcoming gram panchayat elections as the best experiment floor for making an attempt to construct its cadre base.
Shivakumar stated the occasion has determined to type a “Praja Prathinidhi” committee on the sales space and panchayat stage which could have individuals from all class and caste as members.
Earlier, in-between the assembly, Shivakumar stated that he believed in “collective leadership” and therefore had known as for a gathering of the 60 leaders on Monday, hinting at guaranteeing that the message was clear that the occasion was united amid talks of who would be the Chief Ministerial candidate for the 2023 polls.
Based on leaders on the meet, although the meet initially noticed a “frosty” ambiance with each Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar on the helm, the discussions went forward easily with no blame sport over the by-poll losses.
Shivakumar reiterated that the occasion had additionally determined to type 9 groups to tour the state for the upcoming GP polls, irrespective of the “seniority”, for constructing the cadre base.
The occasion assembly additionally noticed the Congress create three new items for Cultural, Drivers and Co-operatives for enrolling the individuals concerned in these professions aside from contemplating a management coaching course for the subsequent technology of Congress leaders.