Was in favour of abrogation of Article 370 even when I was in CWC: Jyotiraditya Scindia
Sunday, 18 October 2020 Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that even when he was a member of the Congress Working Committee, he was in favour of the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had lunch at Municipal Corporation worker's house on February 07. BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia also joined ministers during the lunch.
While speaking to ANI in the national capital on February 09, the member of Congress Working Committee (CWC), Rajiv Shukla said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke very well about Ghulam Nabi Azad ji today in the Parliament. It was an emotional moment for everyone." "Deep Sidhu must have been arrested much earlier and he got arrested quite late," he added.
A new Congress president will be elected in June 2021, said party leader KC Venugopal after the CWC meeting. ‘The CWC discussed the schedule of Congress president's elections in May-end, proposed by its election authority. All CWC members unanimously requested Congress president that the internal elections should not interfere with the assembly elections,’ KC Venugopal said. Sonia Gandhi took over as the interim Congress president in August 2019 after Rahul Gandhi resigned in the wake of the party's Lok Sabha debacle in May 2019. This comes after demands from a section of the Congress leaders for having a full-time and active party president and an organisational overhaul. Watch the full video for all the details.
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There will be an elected Congress president by June 2021, informed party's National General Secretary KC Venugopal on January 22 during a press conference in the national capital. "Congress Working Committee has decided that there will be an elected Congress president by June 2021," said Venugopal.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi by saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi including top leaders of BJP who also hold ministerial positions are campaigning in different parts of country for upcoming assembly elections and Rahul Gandhi which he called 'Puppu' is catching fish. "Look at the difference. Modi ji is campaigning in Tamil Nadu, Amit Shah ji in West Bengal, Nadda ji is in Assam, Rajnath Singh is in Kerala, and 'Pappu' is catching fish, then they'll say EVMs are malfunctioning," he said. Rahul Gandhi was seen fishing with the fishermen during his Kerala visit.
Soon after meeting with state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) in Kolkata, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Swapan Dasgupta said that BJP "detected the conspiracy" by 3 Kolkata policemen who are attempting to accumulate and collect Aadhar Cards of fellow policemen so that they can cast their postal ballot votes on their behalf, BJP has called for the immediate suspension of these three policemen and they should be nowhere involved in any poll duty.