Madhya Pradesh Congress chief and former Chief Minister Kamal Nath launched a scathing assault on Union Minister and his former colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia terming him politically redundant within the state. Expressing confidence that Congress will return to energy in Madhya Pradesh, Nath mentioned that folks of the state are fade up with problems with unemployment and migration whereas drought-related issues nonetheless plague the Bundelkhand area.
“Gone are the times once we used to say that that is Congress’ village and that’s BJP’s village. Now voters have their very own pondering…We do not want any Scindia (to win polls), if he was such an enormous gun (bada topp) then why (BJP) misplaced Gwalior and Morena mayoral polls,” mentioned Nath.
The Congress in July 2022 received the mayoral elections in Gwalior, as soon as the capital of the erstwhile Scindia kingdom, after 57 years, in addition to in Morena the place the municipal company was shaped about eight years in the past.
Nath additionally pitched for forged census and previous pension scheme within the state. “I do not know what these individuals (govt) are terrified of. What these persons are making an attempt to cover? It is necessary to conduct a caste-based census within the state…When our authorities might be shaped in Madhya Pradesh, we may also implement previous pension scheme,” mentioned Nath.
Nath and Scindia had collectively campaigned within the 2018 state elections wherein the Congress defeated the BJP by a slender margin after 15 years. However Nath stepped down because the chief minister in March 2020 after 22 Congress MLAs loyal to Scindia resigned from the Meeting and moved to the BJP, paving the best way for the return of Shivraj Singh Chouhan to the highest put up.
The previous Union minister expressed confidence that the Congress would make a comeback on this yr’s meeting elections and launch ‘welfare schemes for farmers, younger individuals and the poor’ within the state.
If the Congress involves energy, it might pay particular consideration to the Bundelkhand area to drag it from backwardness, he added.
Hitting out at Nath, state minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia mentioned Scindia was a missile that introduced the Congress to energy within the 2018 Meeting polls and in addition ensured it fell in March 2020.
“Scindia isn’t a topp (canon), however a missile. This missile may also lead the BJP to victory within the 2023 Meeting polls in MP,” Sisodia, a staunch loyalist of the Union civil aviation minister, mentioned. (With company inputs)