New Delhi, June 13 -- The Congress on Wednesday again sought to dismiss speculation that Rahul Gandhi is adamant about his offer to step down from the top post, saying he was, is and will remain the party president.

Gandhi had offered to resign at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on May 25 following the party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections, managing to win just 52 seats. He had asked the CWC to appoint a new chief but the party's highest decision-making body rejected the offer and passed a resolution authorising him to revamp the organisation.

Since then, the party has officially maintained that Gandhi continues to be the Congress president and will remain so in the future as well.

"Rahulji was, is and will remain the ...