Lashing out at colleagues who’re focusing on the Congress management following defeat in elections, senior chief Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday accused them of ‘weakening’ the social gathering from inside.
Stressing the necessity to assist the social gathering excessive command, he mentioned, “…we have now to struggle unitedly.It has pained me that some senior leaders have spoken towards the social gathering and its management.”
Talking at an occasion to mark the beginning anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, Kharge mentioned on the one hand we have now BJP and RSS on our again and on the opposite these individuals are drilling from inside.
“if we weaken the social gathering and our leaders in such a method, undoubtedly the social gathering can’t go ahead and finally if our ideology is weakened we can be destroyed. You’ll have to hold this in thoughts,” he added.
Kharge’s feedback come within the again drop of questions raised by a bit of Congress leaders towards the management after dismal efficiency in Bihar polls.
Congress chief Kapil Sibal had not too long ago criticised the management for the social gathering’s abysmal efficiency within the Bihar elections, the place it bagged solely 19 of the 70 seats it contested.
He was a part of a bunch of 23 senior Congress leaders who had written to social gathering chief Sonia Gandhi in August, giving recommendations on methods to revive the grand outdated social gathering.
Citing an outdated adage that the true nature of our mates and people with us will be measured throughout a defeat and that of a household throughout sickness, Kharge mentioned now that we have now seen a defeat, your true nature will be seen, how strongly you’re backing us and are giving power to our ideas.
“When the social gathering is in a great place everybody will reward…when weak or misplaced they blame (management) for not paying heed to them. So that you staff do not do what others are doing,” he mentioned.
Noting that there are some leaders who blame Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi for the defeat, with out naming anybody, Kharge, a Rajya Sabha member mentioned each state has leaders, they demand tickets for themselves or loyalists whereas finalizing candidates.
Ninety per cent of the tickets are given based mostly on their (state leaders) recommendation, regardless of that after loss they complain that no one listens to them, lack of unity, he famous.
Mentioning that it was determined within the Congress Working Committee that Sonia Gandhi ought to proceed as interim president till elections are held, Kharge mentioned polls are but to be held and Covid-19 hasn’t nonetheless gone, we won’t have 100 folks collectively in a single place, and but, individuals are speaking.
Congress legislature social gathering chief Siddaramaiah mentioned, Kharge has spoken pained by the developments inside the social gathering