Leaders’ Secret Pact With BJP Pressured Me To Depart: Assam Ex Congress Leader

Leaders' Secret Pact With BJP Forced Me To Leave: Assam Ex Congress Chief

Former Assam Congress leader Ripun Bora on Sunday resigned from the birthday celebration, alleging that a number of leaders of it had been running in connivance with the BJP within the state, specifically with Leader Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Bora, who joined the TMC quickly after he hand over the Congress, mentioned in his resignation letter to Congress leader Sonia Gandhi that infighting inside the grand previous birthday celebration helped BJP and forced him to depart in spite of having been a member since pupil days in 1976.

“I’m very pained to tell you that it’s an open secret in Assam that as an alternative of combating in opposition to BJP, a bit of senior maximum leaders of Assam PCC (Pradesh Congress Committee) had been keeping up secret figuring out with BJP government basically with the Leader Minister,” Bora mentioned in his resignation letter.

The previous state minister additionally alleged that one of the most Congress birthday celebration leaders “performed position in this sort of way which prepared the ground for the BJP to win each the Rajya Sabha seats” from Assam lately.

Mr Bora was once renominated by way of the Congress for the elections to the Higher Space of Parliament.

He, as a joint candidate of the opposition events in Assam, had unsuccessfully contested the lately held Rajya Sabha elections.

Mr Bora claimed that he, after assuming fee as APCC leader in 2016, was once in a position to convey the Congress to a place the place folks anticipated it to shape the state executive in 2021 state polls.

“However because of steady inside combat by way of a bit of senior maximum leaders of Assam PCC, folks misplaced religion on us and didn’t give mandate,” he mentioned.

Mr Bora additionally said that as an alternative of being united in combating the BJP which is a “critical risk to the democracy, charter and secularism and economic system of our nation”, Congress leaders at other ranges are “combating every different for his or her vested pursuits”.

“This has given the BJP abundant benefits to develop in each corner and nook in a single hand and every other, demoralising thousands and thousands of Congress employees of the rustic,” Mr Bora wrote, including that the leaders in Assam had been “now not an exception”.

“Below this backdrop, my moral sense does now not permit to proceed in Congress birthday celebration the place the birthday celebration’s passion and beliefs are being compromised in favour of BJP for some vested passion of few leaders,” he additionally added.

(This tale has now not been edited by way of NDTV body of workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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