Sources shared that Gandhi had not summoned Scindia and neither he had asked for time to meet her. They added that the internal rift for the appointment of next MPCC chief has been flagged at the highest level and whatever decision is taken will be accepted by all.
While talking to media earlier today, Scindia said "I did not ask for the time to meet Sonia Gandhi. The news was wrong. At present, I am focussing on Maharashtra elections."
Earlier this month, hoardings requesting Gandhi "not to come under anyone's pressure" and appoint Scindia Madhya Pradesh's Congress unit chief was seen in Gwalior.
"All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Sonia Gandhi should not come under anyone's pressure and must appoint Jyotiraditya Scindia as the state chief of the party," read the poster, which also had pictures of Sonia and Jyotiraditya on two sides.
Before that, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath had met Gandhi in New Delhi and apprised her of the need for new MPCC president.