January27 , 2022

Congress’s Ghulam Nabi Azad’s 2024 Assessment: Don’t See Party Winning



Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad mentioned he is not going to make any false guarantees. (File)

New Delhi:

At a time the Congress is combating questions round its management, its senior chief Ghulam Nabi Azad has all however declared his personal get together a write-off within the 2024 nationwide election.

Addressing a rally in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, Ghulam Nabi Azad mentioned he doesn’t see the Congress profitable 300 seats within the subsequent basic elections.

He was speaking about restoring Article 370, scrapped in 2019, and was explaining to the group that he was in no place to make guarantees that he could not presumably ship on.

“(Article 370) is in court. I will not talk about what is not in our hands just to please people. I can’t promise you the stars and the moon. If anyone can do anything, apart from the court, it is the current government, which itself was responsible for the move. We are 300 MPs short. I can’t even say that in 2024 of Congress wins 300 MPs, we can do something. God willing we will win but right now I don’t see that happening. So I will not make any false promises,” mentioned Mr Azad.

The former J&Okay Chief Minister was talking at a rally in Poonch.

Mr Azad is a distinguished and vocal member of the “G-23” or group of 23 Congress leaders who, in an unprecedented act of defiance, wrote to get together chief Sonia Gandhi final 12 months asking for sweeping adjustments within the organisation, together with a visual and current management.

His grim evaluation of the Congress’s prospects got here on a day Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee aimed many darts on the get together in addition to its chief Rahul Gandhi.

“What UPA? There is no UPA now? What is the UPA? We will clear all issues. We want a strong alternative,” Ms Banerjee mentioned on the Congress-led coalition that was in energy between 2004 and 2014, successfully rubbishing any speak of the Congress main the opposition within the 2024 polls.