Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala mentioned on Monday that occasion president Sonia Gandhi has not obtained the resignation letter of Sushmita Dev, the previous president of the Congress’ girls’s wing. Calling Dev as a devoted Congress employee, Surjewala mentioned he tried calling her however her telephone was switched off. “Congress president Sonia Gandhi has not received any letter from her. She’s mature enough to take her decisions, can’t comment until I speak with her,” Surjewala was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

Dev, the daughter of late veteran Congress chief Santosh Mohan Dev, stepped down from the occasion and wrote to Sonia Gandhi saying she “cherished” her three decade -long affiliation. “Madam, I thank you, personally, for the guidance and the opportunities you gave me. I value the enriching experience,” she mentioned in her letter to Gandhi on Sunday however didn’t specify any causes for her resignation.

Sushmita Dev’s resignation intensifies the inner disaster within the Congress and it is extremely probably anticipated that a number of leaders or G-23 members will reiterate their demand for a serious organisational revamp within the occasion. Senior chief and former Union minister Kapil Sibal, who is among the G-23 members, reacted sharply to Dev’s exit and mentioned the Congress was shifting on with its eyes large shut. “Sushmita Dev resigns from primary membership of our Party. While young leaders leave we ‘oldies’ are blamed for our efforts to strengthen it,” Sibal wrote on Twitter.

On the opposite hand, Congress chief Manish Tewari mentioned that Dev has to offer a greater clarification for her exit contemplating her lengthy affiliation with the occasion and its leaders.

Though it has not been clear the place Sushmita Dev will go from right here on, folks acquainted with the event instructed Hindustan Times on Monday that she would possibly be part of Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC).


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