Final Up to date: January 24, 2023, 18:15 IST
A joke throughout the Congress is that “Digvijaya Singh is like liquid oxygen, which Ajit referred to. Liquid received’t allow you to reside, oxygen received’t allow you to die”.
Veteran, astute Congress chief Singh is somebody who the Congress can simply not do with out. He brings shrewdness on the desk at a time when the occasion wants it to counter the Bharatiya Janata Get together and highly effective regional events.
The views expressed by senior chief Digvijaya Singh are his personal and don’t mirror the place of Congress. Surgical strikes had been carried out earlier than 2014 by UPA authorities. Congress has supported & will proceed to assist all army actions which can be within the nationwide curiosity.— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) January 23, 2023
Singh is thought for his vitality, aggression and floor work. The over three-month-long Narmada Yatra impressed the Gandhis at a time when a lot of his detractors pushed the narrative that his chips had been down. So it got here as no shock when Singh was made in-charge of the Bharat Jodo Yatra, because the occasion felt his expertise with the Narmada Yatra would assist.
However then his newest feedback have did not impress the occasion. In truth, in an unusually sturdy rebuke, Rahul Gandhi known as Singh’s remark ridiculous.
In an inside autopsy report simply after the 2019 outcomes poured in, many throughout the Congress overtly mentioned that asking for proof of surgical strike was suicidal and harmed the occasion past restore. Studying a lesson, the occasion has been reticent on the problem, and in reality even throughout the yatra, Rahul Gandhi has been making it some extent to fulfill retired Military folks and pushed for reinstatement of the Previous Pension Scheme in Himachal Pradesh. However Singh’s remark has reignited the narrative which has helped the BJP.
दिग्विजय सिंह जी का बयान उनका निजी बयान है- मैं उससे पूर्णतः असहमत हूँ।हम सेना का सम्मान करते हैं और हमें सेना के किए हुए किसी भी कार्य का कोई प्रमाण नहीं चाहिए। सेना पर गर्व है।
— Congress (@INCIndia) January 24, 2023
NOT THE FIRST TIME
It’s not the primary time that Singh’s feedback have harmed the Congress. From his stand on the Batla Home encounter, his remark that solely over 40 girls had been impressed by PM and never jeans-clad women, that some saffron-clad males dedicated rape, questioning the Yakub Memon hanging, Singh could also be controversy’s favorite little one, however somebody his occasion has not been in a position to ignore.
The occasion’s stand on the BBC documentary on PM Modi has additionally reached a roadblock. In an embarrassing state of affairs, simply moments after Rahul Gandhi supported the BBC documentary saying fact has a means of popping out, AK Antony’s son Anil mentioned the occasion was making a mistake.
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In personal, many really feel that supporting the BBC movie is being seen as raking up the 2002 Gujarat riots concern. When Sonia Gandhi had referred to Modi as “maut ka saudagar” in her speech, it had come again to hurt the Congress a lot that until at the moment, in Gujarat, the Congress has not been in a position to come again to energy.
The late Ahmed Patel had accepted in personal that it was remark which might have been averted. Now, with the Congress insisting on raking up the 2002 riots concern, it’s yet one more narrative which might damage the occasion. And this helps the BJP.
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The dual problems with proof of surgical strikes and 2002 Gujarat riots are a dead-end for the Congress. However every time they’re raised, the BJP has a purpose to smile and assault the Congress.
Previous, as they are saying, has a nasty means of developing.
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