Congress sees red on LS speaker's remark on Priyanka's induction – Times of India

Congress sees red on LS speaker's remark on Priyanka's induction – Times of India


Sumitra Mahajan

said on Thursday that

Priyanka Gandhi

In Vadra’s formal entry in Congress, an acknowledgment on the part of

Rahul Gandhi

that he can not handle his responsibilities, inviting a strong riposte from Congress that the BJP leader should not poke his noses in its affairs

With Priyanka joining as AICC general secretary, Mahajan told reporters, “She is a good woman. Rahul has accepted that he can not do politics all alone and, therefore, he is taking help from Priyanka It’s a big thing for me that Rahul has finally understood that he can not handle (the responsibilities). “The statement was odds with the expectation that the Speaker should be the above-the-self in the run-up and a left-handed compliment by the official BJP reaction to Priyanka’s political plunge

Reacting sharply to LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s comment on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s formal entry in Congress, AICC spokesman

Manish Tewari

said, “We would humbly request the Speaker to kindly focus on BJP’s internal issues. So far as Congress is concerned, we are doing well without his advice and will continue to do so. “Tewari said,” Mahajan’s reaction shows that Priyanka’s entry into politics has ruled BJP in rattled

“What matters most in politics is popularity, and Priyanka Gandhi commands massive popularity. So BJP’s anxiety and nervousness is not unnatural, “he said. Meanwhile, when Mahajan was asked about the criticism that Priyanka’s joining Congress was reflective of “dynasty politics”, she said, “It is an internal matter of the party, but those who have leadership skills, a chance to get there.”

On Wednesday, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra had said that Priyanka’s entry meant that Rahul had failed as Congress president.


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