Prashant Kishor declines Congress' offer to join the party

Prashant Kishor declines Congress' offer to join the party

This comes amid strong buzz over the pollster joining the party that is desperate to return to power in 2024.

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor will not join the Congress, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala announced on Twitter. This comes amid strong buzz over the pollster joining the party that is desperate to return to power in 2024.

“Following a presentation & discussions with Sh. Prashant Kishor, Congress President, has constituted an Empowered Action Group 2024 & invited him to join the party as part of the group with defined responsibility. He declined. We appreciate his efforts & suggestion given to party,” Surjewala tweeted.

Prashant Kishor declines Congress' offer to join the party
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Prashant Kishor met the party leadership, including interim chief Sonia Gandhi, earlier this month and presented a blueprint for the 2024 elections, sparking rumours that the master strategist will join the party as a leader to steer it out of the string of election debacles.

Sonia Gandhi, following the meeting with Kishor, set up an eight-member panel to study his recommendations and prepare a report, following which an “Empowered Action Group-2024” was formed to address the political challenges and discuss an organizational overhaul.

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