Shashi Tharoor has started preparing as a candidate after Congress chief Sonia Gandhi gave her permission to run in the party’s presidential elections. The leader has called congressional deputies and party members to get their unwavering support in the election. Rajasthan Prime Minister Ashok Gehlot will also submit his nomination as a candidate for Congress presidential elections. According to speculation, this would be a big match between Shashi Tharoor and Ashok Gehlot. Congress Faced with an unprecedented internal crisis, Congress declared it would hold presidential elections on October 17 to choose the party’s next president.