Odisha Congress Leaders, Party Workers Summoned To Delhi Durbar

Bhubaneswar: All India Congress Committee (AICC) interim president Sonia Gandhi has summoned a meeting of all party leaders and workers at New Delhi on August 22.
Being summoned, over 150 party-men from Odisha, led by outgoing Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Niranjan Patnaik are all set for attending the Delhi Durbar.
Senior Congress MLA Suresh Kumar Routray informed media, “All party MLAs, all party MPs, ex-MLAs, ex-MPs, all party organizers have been invited to the Delhi meeting. It’s a mini AICC. All have been summoned. Congress party needs to be rejuvenated from the very bottom level.”
He added, “We are all going there led by the PCC president. We consist of over 150 party-men. Sonia Gandhi has summoned us for strengthening the organization.”
On being enquired about probable change of PCC president, pat came his reply, “All rubbish. If she would wish to change, she would. If not, she wouldn’t. It all depends on Sonia Gandhi, who would be changed, who wouldn’t be.”
Senior Congressman said, “Actually she has summoned all party MLAs, all party MPs, all ex-MLAs, all ex-MPs, all party organizers, all PCC chiefs, all vice-chiefs, secretaries from across the country. The meeting is at 3 pm on August 22. She will be addressing all of us. This is being done to strengthen the party organization.”