New Delhi, February 16: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has set up a new steering committee to replace the Working Committee of the party. The new committee will meet on Saturday at 4 PM.Also Read - Parliament Passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill: Govt Scared of Holding a Discussion, Says Rahul Gandhi
The steering committee is formed ahead of the All India Congress Committee plenary session. The committee has 34 members including Rahul, former party president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former Union Minister AK Antony, P Chidambaram, Kamal Nath. Also Read - Winter Session LIVE: Parliament Passes Bill to Repeal 3 Farm Laws, Opposition Raises Objection on Manner of Doing it
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“The Congress President Rahul Gandhi has constituted a Steering Committee for the forthcoming Plenary Session as per Article XV (vii) (b) of the Party Constitution. The Steering Committee will function in place of the Working Committee of the party,” the statement released from the party said.