Elections 2019: CWC to meet in Ahmedabad on Feb 26

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the partys highest decision-making body will meet on February 26 in Prime Minister Narendra Modis home state Gujarat to chalk out and finalise the roadmap for the Lok Sabha elections.

To be presided over by party President Rahul Gandhi, the meeting in Ahmedabad will also be attended by newly appointed General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi among other prominent leaders and office-bearers.

Besides the issues to be incorporated in the manifesto, the selection of candidates and electoral understandings both at the national and state levels will be high on the agenda.

With the Election Commission expected to announce the schedule for the Lok Sabha in the first week of March, the central leadership has instructed all the state units to finalise the respective candidate lists before the CWC meeting where the names will be finally approved.

The state units have also been asked to identify seats which can be given to prospective allies.