In a blow to the Congress simply months earlier than the Uttar Pradesh meeting polls, two senior All India Congress Committee (AICC) members from the state have resigned from the social gathering’s major membership, alleging that previous and constant leaders are being uncared for.
Shailendra Singh and Rajesh Singh despatched their resignation letters to the social gathering’s Uttar Pradesh unit president Ajay Kumar Lallu on Sunday. The two leaders mentioned that they had knowledgeable Congress president Sonia Gandhi in addition to Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra about their determination.
The resignations come following a number of high-profile exits together with that of former union minister Jitin Prasada, and deal a recent blow to the grand previous social gathering which has been making an attempt to regain misplaced floor within the politically key state.
Targeting the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee president, Shailendra Singh instructed journalists on Monday that loyal and previous time Congresspersons have been uncared for since Mr Lallu took over and because of this devoted leaders are quitting the social gathering.
He mentioned he had knowledgeable AICC normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi concerning the scenario within the social gathering many occasions, however she didn’t take any step. In such a scenario, he was left with no possibility however to resign from the Congress, he added.
Shailendra Singh mentioned, in his resignation letter, that he has been energetic in public service and Congress organisation for the final 15 years. He is presently joint in-charge (organisation) of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee and a nominated member of the AICC.
Rajesh Singh mentioned he had been an energetic member of the Congress since his scholar days and had held numerous positions within the NSUI, Youth Congress and Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee for the final 25 years.
He mentioned in his letter that he was additionally elected a member of the AICC however was resigning due to the current setting of the Congress and the neglect of previous Congress members.
Terming the allegations of the 2 leaders baseless, Congress state secretary and Allahabad in-charge Raghavendra Pratap Singh mentioned work was being completed to strengthen the Congress, proper right down to the “nyay panchayat” and sales space degree, below the management of Priyanka Gandhi and Mr Lallu.
Ballia district president of the social gathering Om Prakash Pandey mentioned each had been having some dispute with the state management.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has been working time beyond regulation to galvanise the social gathering to make it battle-ready for the 2022 meeting polls, however resignations by leaders augur unhealthy for the social gathering that dominated UP for a very long time after Independence.
Mr Prasada, a distinguished Brahmin face who was thought-about near the central social gathering leaders, had resigned and joined the BJP.
Earlier too, former UPCC president Rita Bahugua Joshi had give up the social gathering and went on to turn out to be a minister within the Yogi Adityanath authorities and later BJP MP from Prayagraj.
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