New Delhi: The Congress party, which aims at making hat-trick in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, witnessed verbal spat among the senior leaders in the presence of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in the meeting of state unit presidents and Congress Legislative Party leaders on Friday.

Rahul Gandhi convened a two-day meeting of all the PCCs, CLP leaders, in charges of various states and general secretaries to assess the party organizations in the states in run up to the 2014 Parliamentary elections. The Congress vice-president advised the party leaders that instead of paying attention to other people’s jobs fulfill your own responsibility.

As the meeting started, political leaders got in into verbal spat. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president JP Agarwal alleged that Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit don’t apprise the state unit of the government policies. In a counter attack on DPCC chief, Delhi CM said that she is not being taken into confidence during the appointment of office bearers in the national capital.

Expressing similar views, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda alleged Chaudhary Virendra Singh and Kumari Selja of indulging in political bickering within the party.

Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel and his Bihar counterpart Mehboob Ali Qaiser lashed out at senior leaders saying that union ministers during their visit to states ignore the local leaders.


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