New Delhi. Amid a political upheaval in Congress following a collection of resignations, together with that of veteran chief Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday, the secular get together went on the defensive and commenced to counterattack the chief power-hungry and determined for a place. Shortly after Azad’s resignation, the top of the congressional media division, Pawan Khera, focused the chief and accused him of being determined for a job. He added that Azad grew to become stressed as quickly as his tenure in Rajya Sabha ended and was ready for a likelihood to return. “As soon as the tenure of Rajya Sabha of Azad ended, he became restless; he cannot stay out of office for even a second,” PTI quoted Pawan Khera as saying.
On Friday, Ghulam Nabi Azad, a former Congress chief and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, resigned from the get together months after registering his protest towards the get together’s new management. In his defiant resignation letter, Azad blamed Rahul Gandhi for the mass resignations and the downfall of the get together.
Azad, who’s a main member of the G-23, a group of dissident Congress leaders, resigned earlier as head of the Congress Jammu and Kashmir Unity Campaign Committee on August 16 after being appointed .
Besides Khera, different Congress leaders additionally got here collectively in protection of Gandhi and criticized Azad for quitting because the Congress clashed with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on a number of points.
Azad’s DNA has been altered. Jairam Ramesh
On Friday, Congressman Jairam Ramesh mocked Ghulam Nabi Azad and stated a man who was handled with the utmost respect betrayed the get together management along with his vicious private assaults that reveal his true character.
In a tweet without mentioning Azad’s identify, Jairam Ramesh stated GNA’s DNA (possible reference to Azad) had been altered. “A man who was treated with the utmost respect by the leadership of Congress has betrayed him with his vicious personal attacks that reveal his true character. GNA’s DNA has been altered.”
Your resignation gave a feeling of betrayal. Sandeep Dixit
Congress chief and G-23 member Sandeep Dikshit hit out at Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday and referred to as his resignation a betrayal because the group had raised a banner of reforms, not revolt.
In his letter to Azad, Dikshit stated, “I read your resignation letter, it gave me a sense of dismay and unfortunately a sense of betrayal.”
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