Almost a year after resigning from the BJP over disagreements with the top party leadership, former MP and a leader from Uttar Pradesh Savitri Bai Phule has now resigned from Congress. Phule has said that she is resigning from the party as her voice was not heard. She also announced that she will form a new party.
Former BJP MP Savitri Bai Phule who joined Congress earlier this year, has resigned from the party, says 'my voice is not being heard in Congress,hence I am resigning. I will form my own party' pic.twitter.com/hJYiefyt1H— ANI (@ANI) December 26, 2019
A year ago, Phule who was a BJP MP resigned from the primary membership of the party. Phule had won from Bahraich constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking to the media, she had said, "BJP is trying to create divisions in society. I can go to any extent to raise our voices on December 23. I have given my resignation. I will remain a member of Lok Sabha. I am a social worker and I work for the Dalit people and our community. " She is known to be one of the prominent Dalit face of the BJP.