Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leader Sonia Gandhi has said that the Congress Working Committee (CWC) stands ready to write a new chapter of development with dignity for all people of Telangana and India.
On the eve of CWC meeting, beginning in Hyderabad on Saturday, the former Congress president said, "We had made a promise to the people of Telangana. We have fulfilled that promise. Congress has always stood by the aspirations of people of Telangana. Now it’s time to lead the state into a new era of progress and prosperity."
"The Congress Working Committee stands ready to write a new chapter of development with dignity for all people of Telangana and our nation," she added.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Mallikarjun Kharge stated in his message that the Congress Working Committee will craft a comprehensive roadmap to lead the party towards victory.
"Congress fought for and ushered in democracy, social justice, progress and equality in our great nation. We will continue to fight for national integrity and unity in diversity," he said.
"In consonance with our long cherished philosophy, the Congress Working Committee will craft a comprehensive roadmap to lead the party towards victory and strengthen the future of our nation and her people," he added.
Kharge will preside over the CWC meeting, beginning at a hotel in Hyderabad Saturday afternoon. This will be the first meeting of the newly constituted CWC under Kharge’s presidency.
The highest decision-making body of the party will discuss and chalk out strategy for upcoming elections in five state assemblies and 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
All the 84 members of CWC, including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, will be attending the meeting.
The CWC will hold an extended session on Sunday with all PCC presidents and CLP leaders.
A massive public rally will be held on Sunday evening at Tukkuguda on the outskirts of Hyderabad, where the party will unveil its six guarantees for Telangana Assembly polls.