Fighting in Congress has continued after the meeting of the Congressional Working Committee, and Manickam Tagore’s party’s Lok Sabha whipped Chief Kapil Sibal for his anti-leadership statements today and accused him of speaking in RSS and BJP language.
Mr Tagore, a staunch supporter of Rahul Gandhi, said the RSS and the BJP wanted Gandhis to be out of the party’s leadership position to kill the Congress party and destroy the “idea of India”.
“Why do the RSS and BJP want Nehru-Gandhi outside the leadership? Without Gandhi’s leadership Congress will become a Janata party. Killing Congress is easy to destroy the idea of India (sic),” Mr Tagore said on Twitter. .
“Kapil Sibal knows but why he is speaking in RSS / BJP,” he said.
Kapil Sibal said Gandhi should step aside and allow another leader to lead the party. “Leadership is on the ground …” I want oneSand that Congress’. Some want toGhar ki Congress, “Mr. Sibal told the Indian Express in an interview.
The statements came after a meeting of the Congressional Labor Committee on Sunday, and after nearly five hours of discussion, Sonia Gandhi asked him to continue and drive the changes needed to strengthen the party.
The Congressional Labor Committee also rejected any offer to make any sacrifices for Ms. Gandhi in favor of the party, which was seen by some as an offer to support the Gandhi family, and she believed in her leadership.
Congress then posted a video of all the former leaders of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi on their Twitter handle.
“We will fight. We will overcome. We will continue to raise your voice,” the party said.
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