New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Occasion chief Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday took a swipe on the Congress president election course of and mentioned that whoever turns into the occasion chief can be a “puppet” of the Gandhi household. “Kharge or someone else, whoever turns into the chief, he’ll solely be a face to indicate and can be a puppet of the Gandhi household because the precise choices can be taken by them solely,” Sushil Modi mentioned.
Throughout his dialog with ANI, Sushil Modi additionally spoke about Congress Shashi Tharoor whose election manifesto confirmed a “distorted map of India” with omitted elements of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
“It can’t be a mistake, the way in which Shashi Tharoor eliminated Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh from the map of India mirror his mentality as it’s not attainable to take away such an essential area of the nation,” he mentioned including that his confession to the error, which is unforgivable, displays Tharoor`s and the Congress occasion`s mentality. Friday was the final day for submitting nominations for the election of the Congress president, the place a complete of three leaders have staked their declare for the submit.
Based on Congress Central Election Authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry, 14 varieties have been submitted by Mallikarjun Kharge, 5 by Shashi Tharoor and one by Jharkhand chief KN Tripathi.
Kharge, who has resigned from the place of Chief of Opposition within the Rajya Sabha, has good relations with the Gandhi household, particularly Rahul Gandhi. Up to now, Kharge is believed as a powerful candidate and if he turns into the occasion president, Congress will get a Dalit chief after 51 years. Hitting out on the Bharat Jodo Yatra, the previous Bihar Deputy CM mentioned that the nation doesn’t want any march to put it aside, and “Rahul Gandhi ought to somewhat march to avoid wasting his occasion.”
Reacting to the Congress chief’s remark that ‘no drive can cease Bharat Jodo Yatra’, Sushil Modi mentioned, “Who’s stopping Rahul Gandhi from marching? Do it however whilst you discuss unifying the nation, is India divided? Which India is it that Rahul Gandhi is speaking about uniting, India is already united. It’s Congress Jodo Yatra because the occasion is breaking apart.”
“The Congress is in energy in solely two states, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. Everybody noticed what occurred in Rajasthan and now Rahul Gandhi`s occasion is being challenged why is he marching when someone else is turning into the occasion`s president,” he added.
A political disaster had erupted in Rajasthan, following the mass resignations by occasion MLAs forward of the speculations of Sachin Pilot turning into the Gehlot`s successor if he contested for occasion` prime submit. A legislative occasion assembly was scheduled on the night of September 25 on the residence of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot within the presence of the observers, which was attended by the Sachin Pilot and his camp MLAs, nevertheless, the Gehlot loyalists had held a gathering with Cupboard Minister Shanti Dhariwal at his residence, following which over 90 MLAs had submitted their resignations to Speaker CP Joshi.
Nonetheless, Gehlot didn’t file his nominations and pulled out of the race amid political turmoil in his state. Congress` presidential post-election can be held on October 17 and the election outcomes can be declared on October 19.