New Power Centre Emerging In Congress?

Sun Jul 12 2020 17:04:53 GMT+0530 (IST)

Covid is the time when most people are losing their jobs. Retrenchment on a large scale is the order of the day. But, one politician in the Congress Party is having a gala time. His job profile is growing by each passing day.

That leader's name is Rohan Gupta and he is from the Congress Party. Now wondering who this Rohan Gupta is? He is young, unknown and always behind-the-screen. But, he holds the all important pst of media incharge of the AICC. He handles media relations, studies digital trends and advises both Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. In fact, it was he who organized the party's famed bus yatra of migrants to UP during the lockdown. It is another matter that the attempt ended in a fiasco.But, his stock continues to grow.

He is now part of the daily core committee meeting of the party, which takes decisions on major issues. The participants include Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh. So, he has emerged as a key decision maker and a new power centre in the party. The latest buzz is that he was part of the key meeting that Rahul Gandhi held with the leaders from poll-bound Bihar.