Congress chief Jaiveer Shergill resigned on Wednesday with sharp jabs on the Gandhis in a letter that mentioned the “imaginative and prescient of the celebration’s decision-makers is now not in sync” with the aspirations of the youth. All three Gandhis had denied him a gathering for over a yr, he instructed reporters, including that he had “severed all ties” with the celebration.
“The choice-making of the Congress celebration just isn’t in sync with the bottom actuality anymore. I have been in search of time from Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi & Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for greater than a yr, however we aren’t welcomed within the workplace,” Jaiveer Shergill mentioned.
“Previously eight years, I’ve not taken something from the Congress, solely poured into the celebration. Right this moment once I’m being pushed to bow down earlier than folks as a result of they’re near the highest management – this is not acceptable to me,” he was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
Mr Shergill mentioned sycophancy is “consuming the Congress like ‘termites'”.
The first motive for his transfer, he mentioned in a resignation letter to Sonia Gandhi, was that the ideology and the imaginative and prescient of the present decision-makers of the Congress is now not in sync with the aspirations of the youth and trendy India.
“Moreover, it pains me to say that decision-making is now not for the curiosity of the general public and the nation. Slightly, it’s influenced by the self-serving pursuits of people indulging in sycophancy and constantly ignoring on floor actuality. That is one thing I can not morally settle for or proceed to work with,” Mr Shergill wrote.
The 39-year-old lawyer was among the many youngest and most distinguished spokespersons of the Congress. He had not been seen on the celebration’s media briefings for some time.
His resignation is the third this month after two veterans, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma, stop celebration posts of their dwelling states. Each leaders are a part of the “G-23” or group of 23 rebels who wrote to Sonia Gandhi in 2020 calling for an overhaul of the group together with “full-time and visual management.”
The Congress has misplaced a number of leaders whereas scuffling with election defeats and an organisational drift over the previous few years. An exodus began in 2020 with the exit of Jyotiraditya Scindia, who’s now a Union Minister, and UP minister Jitin Prasada. This yr, former Union Ministers Kapil Sibal, Ashwani Kumar and RPN Singh stop the celebration.