“Congress will follow ‘Karnataka model’ in MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan”, Sunday Guardian Live, May 21, 2023:
“The Congress will contest the upcoming Assembly elections in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan by following, what its supporters have termed as the “Karnataka model”. According to this model, regional leaders will have the maximum say while deciding on the nuances of campaigning and ticket distribution.
In Madhya Pradesh, the party leadership has made it clear that the last word in every decision will be Kamal Nath’s. This has also come to be accepted by Digvijaya Singh, who is the other tall Congress leader in the state.
Similarly, in neighbouring Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has been given a complete free hand, with the top leadership making it clear that they will not intervene in the state unless there is an issue “big” enough that requires the central leadership to arbitrate….”
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