New Delhi: The Congress party’s infighting is now starting to appear on the streets. Congress workers have protested against Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was among the ‘G-23’ leaders who wrote letters to Sonia Gandhi in Jammu. Not only this, his effigies have also been burnt against Azad. Let us know that in the past, Ghulam Nabi Azad had praised PM Modi fiercely.
Azad, who recently retired as Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, on Sunday while appreciating Modi for never hiding the fact that he hails from a village and used to sell tea, drew parallels between himself and the Prime Minister. This upset the party’s J&K unit chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir who rushed to New Delhi to meet the party top brass to apprise them about the development.
The pro-Modi remarks by Azad came a day after Congress rebels Anand Sharma, Kapil Sibal, BS Hooda, Manish Tewari, Raj Babbar and Vivek Tankha, publicly called the party weak and pledged to strengthen it.
Earlier in February, before his farewell in the Rajya Sabha, Azad while speaking during the discussion on the motion of thanks to the President’s address, said that Modi was the only person who can find a solution to the problems of Jammu and Kashmir. The Congress veteran also congratulated the Modi government for conducting District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir successfully.