Dalit rights activist Krishna Tirath willing to return to Congress: Sheila Dixit
| Saturday | 16th March, 2019
Ex-cabinet minister in the UPA government and Dalit rights activist Krishna Tirath is likely to rejoin the Congress party, with Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit telling The Indian Express: “She has expressed willingness to rejoin the party and written a letter to the high command.
A decision will be taken soon.”AdvertisingSenior leaders said several meetings have taken place between Dikshit and Tirath.
Tirath had contested the 2015 Delhi Assembly polls from a BJP ticket, but had lost to the AAP candidate.
Tirath, who was a Minister of State in the Manmohan Singh government, had joined the BJP in 2015.
When contacted, Tirath refused to comment.
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