Senior Congress chief Anand Sharma on Thursday expressed disgust over celebration employees’ protest exterior Kapil Sibal’s home after he raised questions over the functioning of the Congress and requested AICC chief Sonia Gandhi to take robust motion towards these concerned.
“Shocked and disgusted to listen to the news of assault and hooliganism at Kapil Sibal’s home. This deplorable motion brings disrepute to the celebration and must be strongly condemned,” Sharma stated in a sequence of tweets. He asserted that Congress has a historical past of upholding freedom of expression. These accountable should be recognized and disciplined, Sharma stated. “Urging Congress president Smt Sonia Gandhi to take cognisance and robust motion,” he stated in a tweet.
Congress has a historical past of upholding freedom of expression . variations of opinion and notion are integral to a democracy. Intolerance and violence is alien to Congress values and tradition.
— Anand Sharma (@AnandSharmaINC) September 30, 2021
Amid the continuing Punjab disaster, Sibal has demanded that a right away assembly of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) be convened and questioned who within the celebration was taking choices within the absence of a full-time president.
Sibal identified that these whom the Gandhi household thought-about shut had abandoned them, not like the G-23 leaders (the group that wrote to Sonia Gandhi demanding sweeping adjustments within the celebration construction) who have been nonetheless with them, although not as “yes-men”.
Sibal’s press convention adopted a letter to Sonia Gandhi by a fellow member of the Group of 23, Ghulam Nabi Azad. Each Azad and Sibal once more demanded elections to the put up of the celebration president.
Within the night, there have been protests exterior Sibal’s home by Congress employees shouting slogans of “Gaddaron, celebration chhoro (traitors go away the celebration)”.
Delhi Congress chief Anil Chaudhary stated they have been employees from Sibal’s previous constituency of Chandni Chowk, including that whereas he didn’t agree with Sibal’s remarks, he condemned such protests.