Opposition events in Jharkhand are ridiculing the Congress for fielding “outsiders” for the Rajya Sabha polls even in Chhattisgarh, one of many solely two states within the nation the place it’s in energy.
Whereas the Aam Aadmi Get together referred to as the ruling social gathering determination “an insult to individuals”, the BJP accused it of snubbing native leaders in Chhattisgarh.
Disregarding the expectations of not less than six state leaders hoping to get a ticket for the 2 Rajya Sabha seats, the Congress on Sunday nominated Rajeev Shukla and Ranjeet Ranjan as candidates.
Shukla is the AICC’s Himachal Pradesh in-charge and Ranjan is from Bihar.
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These hopeful of getting nominated included Vidhansabha Speaker Charandas Mahant and others comparable to Tulsi Sahu, a Zila Adhyaksh from CM Bhupesh Baghel’s residence constituency, and PR Khunte, a veteran Congress chief for the reason that time of (Chhattisgarh’s first CM) Ajit Jogi.
AAP’s state convener Komal Hupendi mentioned whereas AAP had nominated a frontrunner from Chhattisgarh as its RS candidate even from Punjab “it’s a matter of disgrace that (Cong chief and CM) Bhupesh Baghel sends Rajeev Shukla and Ranjeet Ranjan to Rajya Sabha”.
“How a lot are they going to insult the individuals?” he tweeted within the Chhattisgarhi language.
The BJP accused the Congress of “as soon as once more” deceiving leaders and other people of Chhattisgarh.
“Did Congress not discover even one eligible candidate from their ranks within the state? The social gathering has repeatedly tried to downplay the locals. Previously additionally, they’ve used Chhattisgarh to appoint outsiders. The Congress doesn’t need the individuals of this state to have management,” BJP Chief of Opposition within the state Meeting, Dharmlal Kaushik, mentioned.