Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress's Tom Vadakkan Joins BJP
| Thursday | 14th March, 2019
Tom Vadakkan was with the Congress for 20 years
Mr Vadakkan has never been part of electoral politics
Mr Vadakkan was once a close aide of Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi: Just before the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress has suffered a major setback. Tom Vadakkan, senior party leader and party spokesperson in Kerala joined the BJP. He said that I had no choice. It is not known who has the power center in the party. Tom Vadakkan said that after the Pulwama attack, he was very unhappy with the Congress stand on the army and he decided to leave the party with a heavy heart. He said that patriotism can not be compromised. While praising PM Modi, Vadakkan said that Congress has use and throw culture and this is not acceptable to me. I gave 20 years of my life to the Congress, but the dynasty is getting over in the party.
Tell that Tom Vadakkan is considered very close to Sonia Gandhi. Tom Vadakkan, who joined BJP in the presence of union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Delhi, said that he was upset with the dynastic politics of Congress and decided to leave the party after coming out of it. Let us tell you that in Maharashtra two days ago, Congress (Congress) had a big setback. Congress leader Sujoy Vidhu Patil joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. Leader of the Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil in Sujay Maharashtra Assembly and is Neurosurgeon with the profession. It is being told that he wanted to contest from Ahmednagar seat, but the Congress did not make him a candidate from there.
Significantly, apart from Maharashtra, the angry MLAs in Gujarat are also leaving the party. Within the last one week, three party MLAs said goodbye. Vallabh Dharvi, who represents Jamnagar (rural) assembly constituency, submitted his resignation to Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi in Gandhinagar on Monday. So, before that, four-time legislator Jawahar Chavda from Kolhapur and MLA Dharandhora Parshottam Saparia left the party.
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