Can we pass Submit_arguments in execjob_epilogue event

i am trying to execute this hook , working for resubmission but can not take submit arguments in rerun job

import os
import pbs
import sys
import datetime

# If the requestor is the scheduler, and where appropriate, the server or MoM,
# allow the action to take place
#if pbs.event().requestor in [“PBS_Server”, “Scheduler”, “pbs_mom”]:
# pbs.event().accept()

batchq = "parallel_q"
e = pbs.event()
j = e.job

estatus = pbs.event().job.Exit_status
workdir = e.job.Variable_List["PBS_O_WORKDIR"]
pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "executing execjob epilogue hook")
pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "job status = %s" % (estatus))
pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "Job working directory = %s" % (workdir))

file = os.path.join(workdir , "_hpc_job_requeue")

exists = os.path.isfile(file)
if exists:
    pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "file _hpc_job_requeue found in job working directory")
    timediff = + datetime.timedelta(minutes = 3)
    pass_args = timediff.strftime("%H%M")

    pbs.event().job.Submit_arguments = '-a pass_args'
    pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "Time to resubmit job %s " % (pass_args))

    pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "Job Id %s resubmited" % (
    pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "File _pbs_requeue deleted")
# Store configuration file values
# Keep presets
    pbs.logmsg(pbs.LOG_DEBUG, "file _pbs_requeue not found")

except SystemExit: