The Gujarat Congress, which has been shaken by the release of six of its legislators in 24 hours, more likely to leave, expelled most of the remaining party members in Bangalore on Friday night, although he accused President BJP, Amit Shah, Gujarat engineering of defections for “money and muscle strength.”
So far, 44 of the remaining 51 members of Congress left Bangalore, most of them at 11:45. The Indigo flight from Ahmedabad to Bangalore in Karnataka, Congress left, while other South Gujarat and Saurashtra flew to Bombay in the South Indian metropolis.
These actions will be implemented at Clarks Exotica Resorts, located a 15-minute drive from Bangalore Airport. “What they did in Goa, Manipur and Bihar, they try to do the same thing in Gujarat, and our legislators are threatened or offered money.
People like an IPS officer who was behind bars for 8 to 9 years in a fake encounter case are used to kidnap our parliamentarians, offer money or threaten our lawmakers. There is insecurity and fear environment. Therefore, our lawmakers move to safety, “said Arjun Modhvadia, the senior congress for the press at the airport before leaving Ahmedabad.
Party sources said that in a last-ditch attempt to stop lawmakers from resigning and defending the BJP in the Aug. 8 elections in Rajya Sabha, where veteran leader and political secretary of Congress Secretary Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel, Gujarat fought, it was imperative to keep the flock away from sessions.
Three deputies Balwantsinh Rajput, Tejashree P.I. Patel and Patel, left Thursday and joined the BJP, while three others have submitted their resignation to President Ramanlal Vora on Friday, but did not join the BJP before nightfall.
Those who resigned on Friday are former witnesses of Ramsinh Parmar Thasra MP Congress and president of the prestigious Dairy Amul, Chhanabhai Chaudhary, MP Vansda and Mansinh Chauhan Balasinor.
The main scourge of the Balwantsinh Rajput Congress, Siddhpur’s deputy who left Thursday is the close relative of rebel leader Shankersinh Vaghela. Rajput, a few minutes to join the BJP, was named for the third seat of Rajya Sabha for which Patel submitted his candidacy.
BJP President Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani are the other two party candidates. Another congressman, CK Raolji, who is supposed to be the closest Vaghela, was about to resign, but came back halfway “for the final negotiations” with the BJP, a close confidante of Raolji said IANS.
“Until the evening, everyone thought that in silence he went to the President’s official residence and resigned, but he still has to do it.” Some final negotiations (with the BJP) will take place. Resign, “the source said.
Local television channels Gujarati and the rest of the media speculated that Raolji left and proclaimed what leads to confusion, he said. The AICC press chief, Randeep Singh Surjewala, ran here from New Delhi.
The issue has also shaken the Rajya Sabha, who has witnessed repeated postponements because Congress members of anger accused the BJP of “stealing” party lawmakers. Congress accused the BJP government in Gujarat and the Center to pressure congressional legislators to leave the party and joined the BJP.