'Still At Modi-Shah's Doorstep?' Congress Lists Everything It Did For Jyotiraditya Scindia

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A day after Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the Congress, the party has provided a list of all the responsibilities it had given him in the past

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:
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A day after Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the Congress, the party has provided a list of all the responsibilities it had given him in the past, accusing him of breaking the trust. Taking to Twitter, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the grand old party has said that he was made Member of Parliament, 17 times on party's ticket. The party also added that he was made a cabinet minister twice and national secretary of the party once. The grand-old party has then asked that why has he gone to the Modi-Shah duo. 

READ: As BJP-Cong eye MP floor test, CM Kamal Nath asks 'Why will Scindia leaving impact us?'

Scindia resigns from Congress; will join BJP

After two days of heavy political drama, the former Guna MP formally submitted his resignation to Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday, after all, talks of mediation failed. Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the party soon after he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter's residence along with former BJP party chief Amit Shah. Moreover, 22 MLAs who support him have tendered their resignation from their Bengaluru resorts - where they have been holed up for the past few days. Scindia himself is likely to join the BJP on 12 March and will also allegedly file for Rajya Sabha nomination on 13 March.

READ: From Digvijaya's poaching claim to Scindia's resignation: How the MP crisis exploded

Congress passes resolution against Scindia

Congress has passed a resolution against Scindia while Congress MLAs have turned on him terming him a 'traitor'. Kamal Nath held an emergency meeting of all his MLAs but only 45 MLAs of the remaining 90-odd MLAs attended. Moreover, he has told Congress to be ready for mid-term polls.

"Congress legislative party condemns the unfortunate manner in which attempt has been made to insult the people's mandate by satisfying the personal ambitions of Jyotiraditya Scindia. We unanimously express gratitude to Congress president that she expelled Jyotiraditya Scindia from the primary membership of the party."

READ: Jyotiraditya Scindia reaches out to Sachin Pilot, Milind Deora after quitting Party

Kamal Nath - Scindia feud

Scindia has been miffed about not being elected CM and not being elected as  Madhya Pradesh Congress chief - both of which were given to Nath. Jyotiraditya Scindia had recently assured guest teachers in Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh, that he will be their "shield and sword" if all promises in the party's manifesto, including farm loan waiver and regularising guest teachers, were not fulfilled. Moreover, he allegedly reached out to 5-6 young leaders in the Congress after tendering his resignation including Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot, former Union Ministers RPN Singh, Milind Deora, Jitin Prasada, Haryana MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi. 

READ: Madhya Pradesh LIVE Updates: Scindia quits Congress; dials Sachin Pilot say sources

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