New Delhi: The resignation of political heavyweight Jyotiraditya Scindia from the Congress has triggered speculations over who will be the next Congress leaders to jump the ship. On March 10, after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah, Jyotiraditya Scindia sent his resignation letter which was written on March 9. The Congress expelled him for indulging in anti-party activities. Several other Congress MLAs resigned from the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. Many Congress MLAs joined the BJP. Also Read - 'He Waited and Waited', Cousin Shares Behind-The-Scene Story of Jyotiraditya And Rahul Gandhi on Social Media
Amid this Madhya Pradesh mayhem, there are speculations of whether this will be repeated in any other state. Rajasthan is at the top of the list as there too it’s a combination government of the old guard, represented by Ashok Gehlot, and the new guard, represented by Sachin Pilot. The fracas came to the surface during the recent crib death cases. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh: Jyotiraditya Scindia Exits. What's Next?
As a Malayalam news video took Congress Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor’s name, the Congress hit back saying that he has never been an opportunist and would not become now. Also Read - Not Being Able to Serve People Within Congress, Writes Jyotiraditya Scindia in His Resignation Letter to Sonia Gandhi
“Not amused by the silly speculation about my joining @BJP4India. I entered politics not as a careerist but to advance principles I have articulated for nearly four decades. Check my paper trail! My record speaks for itself. I’ve never been an opportunist & won’t start now,” he wrote.