''PM projecting himself as champion of good governance but at the same time he has allowed his colleagues to make communal statements,'' Sonia Gandhi said while addressing Congress Chief Ministers'  conclave here.

Seeking to rejuvenate the Congress after its worst debatable in Lok Sabha polls last year, Sonia Gandhi is meeting party Chief Ministers today to devise strategy to take forward fight against Modi government by highlighting its failures.
    
Besides deliberating on the political course ahead, the meet is expected to focus on 'mismanagement' of the economy by the NDA government at the Centre, which recently completed a year in office.
    
The Chief Ministers' conclave is the first after Rahul's elevation at Jaipur 'Chintan Shivir' in January 2013.
    
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be a key speaker at the day-long meet during which Rahul would also guide the Congress Chief Ministers on the challenges ahead.
    
The Congress is in power in nine states -- Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
    
With Assembly elections in Congress-ruled Assam and Kerala scheduled next year, the meet would also provide an opportunity to deliberate on the strategy ahead.

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