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READ Priyanka Chaturvedi's Stunning And Scathing Resignation Letter To Rahul Gandhi As She Quits All Her Congress Posts

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Priyanka Chaturvedi, one of the most vocal faces in the Congress party, has officially quit from all posts and primary membership of the party
  • In a letter dated April 18 to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, she has rendered her resignation from the party

In a major embarrassment to the Congress party amid the Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Chaturvedi, one of the most vocal faces in the party, has officially quit from all posts and primary membership of the party on Friday.

In a letter dated April 18 to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, she has rendered her resignation from the party.

"I had joined the INC as a member of Youth Congress in Mumbai 10 years back as I believed in the ideology of the party and your vision of inclusive, liberal, progressive politics. In the last few weeks certain things have convinced me that me service was not valued in the organisation and that I have reached the end of the road," she wrote in her resignation. 

In the letter, thanking the party for the opportunities given to her, she has called out party's certain members who 'misbehaved' against her while she was on official duty, which was notably "ignored" under the guise of all hands for elections. 

"What saddens me is the despite the safety, dignity, empowerment of women being promoted by the party and has been your call to action the same is not reflected in the action of some of the members of the party. A serious incident and misbehaviour against me by certain party members, while I was on official duty for the party, has been ignored under the guise of all hands needed for elections," the letter reads.

Read the letter here:

READ: Priyanka Chaturvedi Removes 'Convenor - AICC Communications' Tag From Her Twitter Bio After Attacking Her Own Party Over Preference To 'lumpen Goons'

She further removed all tags of All India Congress Committee from her Twitter bio. While her Twitter profile earlier started with 'Convenor - AICC Communications', it now starts with 'Columnist. Blogger..'

Earlier in a tweet on April 17, she had lashed out at the Congress party, expressing discontent over the unfair treatment that she received by the grand old party, accusing it of 'inaction'. In a tweet on April 17, she shared how the 'lumpen goons' get more preference in the party than those who have given their 'sweat and blood'.

READ: Omar Abdullah Sticks Up For Priyanka Chaturvedi After Her Sensational Exit From Congress, Delivers Damning Assessment

 

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