New Delhi, September 12:

Congress president Sonia Gandhi won’t attend the primary a part of the parliament session – beg inning Monday – as she left the nationwide capital for her annual verify up overseas right this moment, sources say. Whereas Mrs Gandhi will stay overseas for not less than two weeks, her son, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who’s accompanying her, is anticipated to return after a number of days, when Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joins them.

A day earlier than her departure, Mrs Gandhi made key organisational adjustments during which a number of “dissent” letter writers, who had been seen to have questioned the management of the Gandhis final month, misplaced their posts in a serious shake-up seen to advertise Rahul Gandhi’s squad.

Essentially the most notable of the leaders faraway from the submit of get together common secretary is Ghulam Nabi Azad, who led a bunch of 23 senior get together males who had written to Mrs Gandhi looking for sweeping adjustments within the get together’s organisational construction. They’d additionally talked about “collective management” of the get together which was seen as an assault on the Gandhis, who’ve been on the helm of the get together for years.

Motilal Vora, Ambika Soni and Mallikarjun Kharge have additionally been eliminated as common secretaries of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) within the Friday shuffle by Mrs Gandhi.