“Sonia Gandhi Unwell, Rahul Should Become Congress Chief”: Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah stated Karnataka doesn’t require a lot coal as renewable power is abundantly obtainable. File


Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the present day stated Rahul Gandhi ought to take up the accountability of the Congress president and lead the occasion as early as potential in view of Sonia Gandhi not conserving nicely.

“I have suggested to Rahul ji that he should become the president of the All India Congress Committee,” Mr Siddaramaiah advised reporters right here on the sidelines of a perform.

“It is not that Sonia ji is incapable of discharging her duties as the president. Sonia ji is not keeping good health. That is why I suggested Rahul ji to take over as early as possible,” he added.

To a query on scarcity of coal in Karnataka, the Congress stalwart stated the Centre has already clarified that there was no scarcity.

He additionally opined that Karnataka doesn’t require a lot of coal when renewable power is abundantly obtainable within the state.

“In Karnataka also, according to my information, there is no scarcity of coal. If the government says that there is a scarcity, then it is an artificial scarcity, according to me, because so much coal is not required for production of power,” the previous Chief Minister stated.

“There is hydel power, wind and solar power available. Hence, so much coal based power is not required,” he defined.

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