Shimla: A day after when Ram Lal Thakur, Chander Kumar and Sujan Singh Pathania (from Virbhadra camp) collected nomination papers from the congress office with the intent of contesting the election leading to excitement, the state Congress Committee today adopted a single line resolution authorizing AICC president Sonia Gandhi to appoint the new state Congress president.
The meeting was attended by Virbhadra Singh, Vidya Stokes and the entire Congress leadership.
The resolution for authorizing Sonia Gandhi to name the next president was moved by Vidya Stokes, leader of the congress legislator party and the resolution was adopted unanimously.
Kaul Singh Thakur also moved a resolution congratulating Sonia on being elected national congress president for the 4th consecutive time.
Kaul Singh Thakur is seeking another term as PCC president backed by Vidya Stokes and Anand Sharma but his candidature for re-election is being opposed by the Virbhadra camp