Rae Bareli may soon be ‘Congress-Mukt’. No, this isn’t a rhetorical declare by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It, certainly, is supported by details. Two Congress legislators are all set to affix the BJP. Not to overlook, Rae Bareli is the parliamentary constituency of Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.
The Congress social gathering has seven MLAs within the Uttar Pradesh Assembly which has 403 members. Two Congress MLAs are from Rae Bareli.
According to IANS sources, each the legislators are ready to be expelled in order that they don’t lose their membership. The Congress legislators aren’t too eager on resigning after which in search of re-election from their respective seats.
The two Congress legislators from Rae Bareli are Aditi Singh and Rakesh Singh.
Aditi Singh, on Wednesday, defied the social gathering diktat and attended the particular meeting session the place she lauded the developmental work being accomplished by the Yogi Adityanath authorities in Uttar Pradesh.
The Congress had determined to boycott the meeting session in protest in opposition to the ‘anti-people’ insurance policies of the Yogi authorities.
Aditi Singh not solely attended the meeting session on Wednesday however selected to steer clear of a padyatra led by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Lucknow on the identical day.
Later, she instructed reporters that “did what I felt was right and will accept whatever the party decides”.
Rakesh Singh is the youthful brother of Dinesh Singh, a Congress MLC who had rebelled to affix the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in April final 12 months.
Dinesh Singh continues to be an MLC and his time period expires in March 2020.
Rakesh Singh has already stopped attending social gathering features and conferences and is inclined in direction of BJP.
Interestingly, Aditi Singh and Dinesh Singh have been at loggerheads until lately when the BJP grew to become a bonding issue between them.
In May this 12 months, Aditi Singh had claimed that she was attacked whereas she was on her approach to a district panchayat assembly and had blamed the Dinesh Singh group for the assault.
Meanwhile, sources within the Congress mentioned that the choice relating to Aditi Singh and Rakesh Singh will be taken by Sonia Gandhi because the matter considerations her personal constituency.
The Congress, on Thursday, expelled former MP Ramakant Yadav who’s making ready to affix the Samajwadi Party on Sunday.
(With IANS inputs)