Cong workers want change in party: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi(| : Congress Presidential candidate Shashi Tharoor said that party workers are seeking change. Talking to the media on Thursday, Tharoor said that he is meeting Congress workers from across the country, who want change in the leadership. Shashi Tharoor said he has a roadmap to strengthen the party. He wants to channel new energy into the party, so that once again the trust of the people in the Congress can be strengthened. He said that the election for the post of president is being conducted only to strengthen the party.

The election for the post of Congress President will be held on October 17. Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor, both candidates for the post of President, are meeting campaigning, visiting different states of the country. According to sources, to avoid confrontation between Kharge supporters in UP, senior party leaders have stopped Shashi Tharoor twice from visiting UP. However, if a pro leader of Shashi Tharoor camp is to be believed, Shashi Tharoor will also visit UP soon.(HS)