‘Over my dead body’: Kapil Sibal rules out joining BJP, slams Jitin Prasada’s defection

Jitin Prasada and Kapil Sibal were among the 23 signatories of the letter sent to interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi last year seeking radical changes in the party.

A day after

switched sides to the BJP, senior Congress Leader Kapil Sibal Thursday categorically dominated out joining the saffron social gathering.

Prasada and Sibal had been among the many 23 signatories of the letter sent to interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi last year looking for radical adjustments within the social gathering.

“We’re true Congressmen, never in my life will I think of joining BJP, like over my dead body. It could be that if Congress leadership informs me to leave. I may think of leaving party on that basis but won’t join BJP,” Sibal was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

On Wednesday, Prasada, who was thought-about near former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, joined the BJP forward of the essential Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh early subsequent 12 months.

Sibal mentioned if Prasada would have left the social gathering sad over the response of the management on the considerations raised by the letter writers, that may have been his private selection and he was entitled to depart, however questioned why he determined to affix the BJP.

“What is the rational basis for that except for ‘prasada (personal gain) politics… We see this happening around the country,” Sibal mentioned.

The senior chief additionally exuded confidence that the Congress management would pay attention and resolve its inside points. “…because nothing survives without listening; no corporate structure can survive without listening and so is with politics. If you don’t listen, you will fall into bad days.”

Meanwhile, in a tweet, Sibal took a swipe at Prasada asking if will he get “prasada” from BJP or he was only a “catch” for the UP elections.

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