Anand Sharma’s resignation got here inside per week of one other senior Congress chief, Ghulam Nabi Azad, resigning from the publish of chief of the J&Okay Congress marketing campaign committee hours after appointment.
Anand Sharma is devoted to the social gathering, Rajeev Shukla mentioned after assembly the chief (File)
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Shukla at present met with social gathering colleague Anand Sharma, a day after the Union minister and a outstanding member of the G-23 bloc resigned after being sidelined inside the social gathering.
“Anand Sharma is a member and senior chief of the Congress Working Committee. He’s a member of the committee on political affairs and a member of the state election committee. It’s our obligation to satisfy him. We now have good relations with him and he’s devoted to the social gathering,” Shukla mentioned after the assembly.
“It’s an inside matter (why Anand Sharma resigned) and he’s not dissatisfied. He himself mentioned that he would marketing campaign for the social gathering,” the previous Vice-President of BCCI mentioned.
On Sunday, Anand Sharma surprised the grand previous social gathering as he introduced his resignation. “I’ve resigned with a heavy coronary heart from the Chairmanship of the Steering Committee of the Congress for the Himachal Elections. Reiterating that I’m a lifelong congressman and stay agency on my convictions,” he tweeted.
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In a letter to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, Anand Sharma mentioned that his “self-respect is non-negotiable”, sources mentioned. He informed Sonia Gandhi that he had been ignored within the session course of.
Nonetheless, Anand Sharma additionally assured the social gathering chief that he would proceed to marketing campaign for the social gathering candidates within the state.
His resignation got here inside per week of one other senior Congress chief, Ghulam Nabi Azad, resigning from the publish of the chief of the J&Okay Congress marketing campaign committee hours after his appointment.
Each Azad and Sharma are outstanding leaders of the G-23, or the group of 23 members, bloc, which has been crucial of the selections of the Congress management.
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