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Indo-Pak tension: Congress postpones its CWC meet to be held in Ahmedabad on Thursday

Indo-Pak tension: Congress postpones its CWC meet to be held in Ahmedabad on Thursday
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The Congress on Wednesday postponed its working committee meeting slated in Ahmedabad on Thursday in view of the security situation prevailing on the border

Congress Working Committee -- the party's highest decision-making body -- was to meet in Ahmedabad after almost six decades.

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday postponed its working committee meeting slated in Ahmedabad on Thursday in view of the security situation prevailing on the border.

"In view of the prevailing security situation, the Congress leadership has decided to postpone its meeting of the working committee slated to be held in Ahmedabad on Thursday," Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said.

He also said Congress president Rahul Gandhi has postponed his public meetings in Ahmedabad as well.

The party top brass was expected to attend the meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the highest decision making body of the party.

Rahul Gandhi was to later address a public meeting in Ahmedabad in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's highest decision-making body, was to be held in Gujarat after almost six decades.

In a media briefing on Monday, Gujarat Congress chief Amit Chavda said that party President Rahul Gandhi was requested to convene the CWC meet in Gujarat and he had agreed.

Rahul, his mother and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and newly-appointed General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East Priyanka Vadra were to be present at the CWC meet.

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