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Lok Sabha 2024: ‘Can’t Raise Anti-Sanatana Slogans’, Gourav Vallabh Resigns From Congress

Before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2024, the Congress party faced another setback as Gourav Vallabh tendered his resignation from the party on Thursday. He also called party ‘directionless.’

Edited By : Saurav Gupta | Updated: Apr 4, 2024 09:27 IST
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Lok Sabha 2024: Another Jolt For Congress, Gourav Vallabh Resigns
Lok Sabha 2024: Another Jolt For Congress, Gourav Vallabh Resigns

Lok Sabha 2024: Another jolt to the Congress ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024 as one of the most vocal leader Gourav Vallabh on Thursday tendered his resignation from the party.

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Taking the matter to X (formerly Twitter), Gourav Vallabh wrote, “I do not feel comfortable with the directionless trajectory of the Congress party. I cannot endorse anti-Sanatana slogans or denigrate the wealth creators of our nation. Therefore, I am resigning from all positions and relinquishing my primary membership of the…”

In his resignation letter, Vallabh expressed his concern over the Congress party’s deteriorating ground-level organization, which he believes fails to align with the aspirations of New India. He lamented that the party’s inability to understand these aspirations has led to its failure to secure power or effectively function as an opposition. Vallabh emphasized the need for bridging the gap between senior leaders and grassroots workers, which he sees as crucial for political success.

According to a Congress spokesperson, the absence of direct communication channels between workers and leaders hampers the possibility of implementing positive changes within the party.

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Vallabh criticized the party’s current direction, citing its contradictory stance on issues like caste-based census and its perceived bias against the entire Hindu society. He argued that such an approach undermines the party’s credibility and sends a misleading message to the public, suggesting favoritism towards a specific religious group. This, he believes, contradicts the core principles of the Congress party.

First published on: Apr 04, 2024 08:43 AM IST

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