Prime News, State (Bengaluru), June 8:- Karnataka is one of the few states in India that the Congress is holding forte. With the state polls slated for sometime in April next year, Congress is not taking chances. That the party is expected to complete its five-year term under the leadership Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Congress is determined to continue its domination in state in the coming years as well.
These days, party office in Bengaluru is a beehive of activities. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) vice-president Rahul is arriving for the re-launch of online edition of National Herald on June 12. Incidentally, he has called for a meeting with a few selected party leaders to discuss the strategy for the state Assembly polls which is less a year from now.
Sources in the Congress informed that only a few important leaders have been asked to attend the meeting. Gandhi is expected to take stock of the political situation in the state, party strategy for the elections and importantly, ticket distribution.
Besides Siddaramaiah, state in-charge K C Venugopal, KPCC president Dr G Parameshwar, KPCC working presidents Dinesh Gundurao and SR Patil, KPCC campaign committee president DK Shivakumar will be meeting Gandhi. (MR).