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Rahul Gandhi Keen to Step Down: Congress in Search for a Successor:- After a disastrous defeat in the recent Lok Sabha polls in the country, AICC Chief Rahul Gandhi decided to step down from his position. A high profile meeting was chaired and several senior leaders tried to convince Rahul Gandhi to continue in his position. But the young politician wished to find the right person as he is not in a mood to continue as the President of Congress. Rahul Gandhi termed the defeat as the second worst in the history of Indian politics. Rahul Gandhi wished to continue till his successor is found.
All the senior leaders are left in deep shock with the recent defeat. Several state Presidents resigned or offered to quit to re-construct the party from the roots. Rahul Gandhi held meetings with senior leaders Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal to discuss about the new President. Efforts are made to continue Rahul Gandhi as the President of the party as of now. There are arguments that Rahul Gandhi cannot leave the position at this critical point of time.
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