The Congress will analyse in detail why it failed to dislodge the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has ruled Gujarat for 22 long years, and the road ahead. "What is going on is the stealing of resources of the people of Gujarat and that's their design".
Gandhi accused Modi of being silent on the Congress' questions about the "change in Rafale deal".
"I want to congratulate all workers for a well-fought election".
The Congress on Saturday alleged that the 2G case was a "conspiracy" wherein an entire campaign of "insinuations and calumny" was systematically built to tarnish the UPA government, and sought an apology from the BJP. "One of the successes that the Congress party can take credit for in Gujarat is the dismantling of the Modi model of development". We saw the results.
The Congress got its highest number of seats in Gujarat assembly polls in the last 27 years but party lost power in Himachal Pradesh. "The BJP, particularly Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley and their stooge, Vinod Rai created a "fallacious web of allegations of corruption".
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, senior party leaders Motilal Vora, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Janardan Dwivedi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Karan Singh, Anand Sharma, Mohsina Kidwai, Ambika Soni, CP Joshi, Kamal Nath, BK Hariprasad and Oscar Fernandes are also attending the meeting, along with party in- charges for various states. Without naming anyone, some leaders raised the issue of enforcing discipline in the party and action against errant leaders, to which Rahul Gandhi agreed, the sources said.
It is taking place within a week of Rahul Gandhi taking over as party chief from his mother Sonia Gandhi.