The Shiv Sena on Friday known as for the necessity to appoint a full-time Congress president, and mentioned the confusion prevailing over the management within the get together was as a lot chargeable for the political disaster in Punjab because the BJP.
The Sena additionally claimed that though Rahul Gandhi was making an attempt to resolve the problems confronted by the Congress, the old-timers within the get together had been in a secret pact with the BJP to cease him from doing so with the intention of sinking the get together.
“Congress wants a full-time president. What’s using a physique with out a head?…Congress is ailing and it’s being handled, however whether or not that therapy is correct or not must be reviewed,” the get together mentioned in an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
“Rahul Gandhi is making an attempt to repair the leakages within the outdated mansion (Congress), however some outdated feudal lords usually are not letting the brand new individuals work. They’ve began claiming possession over a number of issues within the mansion…It’s now confirmed that the get together’s outdated guard is in a secret pact with BJP and they’re making an attempt to sink Congress,” it alleged.
But when there isn’t a commander, how will the get together battle? This demand of some sensible Congress veterans isn’t incorrect. The reply to this query over management query is the Gandhi household, however who precisely from amongst them is a query that persists, mentioned the Uddhav Thackeray-led get together, which shares energy in Maharashtra with Congress and NCP.
The doubt and confusion over the management in Congress must be cleared, it added.
Rahul Gandhi has taken a robust step by appointing a Dalit chief because the chief minister of Punjab, however his personal expensive Navjot Singh Sidhu has created issues for him. As there was already no dearth of leaders in Congress who shoot their mouths off, there was no want for Rahul Gandhi to indicate a lot belief in Sidhu, who joined the get together not too long ago, the Sena mentioned.
Congress has elevated its personal troubles by giving undue significance to this unpredictable chief, it added.
Criticising former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and likewise Goa’s ex-CM Luizinho Faleiro, who has now joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the Sena mentioned, “It’s the top of their thick-skinned behaviour. These leaders got high posts, like chief minister of their respective states by the Congress, however they’re now leaving the get together.” Equally, Jitin Prasada was made a union cupboard minister when Congress was in energy. Nonetheless, he joined BJP later and made a minister within the party-led UP authorities, it mentioned.
Congress has been in energy for a few years within the nation and presently ruling in some states. Nonetheless, the get together has been dealing with issues after the BJP got here to energy and Narendra Modi turned the prime minister, the Sena mentioned.