Days after the Congress Operating Committee (CWC) assembly, the birthday party’s senior chief Kapil Sibal on Tuesday demanded that the “Gandhis will have to step except the management position and provides an opportunity to any individual else to steer the birthday party”.
Because the ballot debacle of 2014 the Congress has misplaced elections often apart from on a couple of events, he mentioned, and added that “the CWC has reposed religion within the birthday party management however the ones outdoor the CWC really feel another way as many have left the birthday party and new leaders will have to be given an opportunity to steer the birthday party”.
“Management is in cuckoo land. I need a ‘Sab ki Congress’. Some need a ‘Ghar ki Congress’,” Sibal advised the Indian Categorical in an interview.
In the meantime, Sibal invited the wrath from fellow Congress leaders after he criticised the Gandhis.
Celebration’s Lok Sabha whip Manickam Tagore Tuesday hit out at Sibal for his remarks and accused him of talking the language of the RSS-BJP.
Tagore, a staunch Rahul Gandhi loyalist, mentioned the RSS and the BJP need the Gandhis to be out of management place within the birthday party in an effort to kill the Congress birthday party and damage the Thought of India.
“Why the RSS and BJP needs Nehru-Gandhi’s out of the management? As a result of with out Gandhi’s management Congress will probably be transform Janata birthday party. It is simple to kill Congress then it is simple to damage the theory of India (sic),” Tagore mentioned on Twitter.
“Kapil Sibal is aware of it however why he’s talking the language of RSS/BJP,” he requested.
Congress chief Anil Shastri mentioned the birthday party will transform susceptible with out the Gandhis.
“Those that do not want the Gandhi circle of relatives to steer the birthday party have no idea that with out them the birthday party will weaken and a susceptible Congress will probably be deadly for the democracy,” he mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
Later talking to news agency IANS he said, “There is need for course correction but this should be done with the Gandhis at the helm, and the Congress can’t compete on communal agenda of the BJP and those who are attacking the party should tell how they want to take the party forward.” “The BJP invokes emotion but the Congress is committed to a certain ideology and we have to move forward with it,” he added.
Congress national spokesperson Pawan Khera said Sibal should fight elections for the post of Congress president instead of making public comments against the leadership.
“Dr Harshvardhan did not ask you to step aside from Chandni Chowk. He fought an election and defeated you Kapil Sibal. Those who want to lead Congress are free to fight upcoming election for the position of party president instead of chanting everyday against current leadership,” Khera tweeted.
(With IANS inputs)
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Revealed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 05:38 PM IST