Former Congress MP and women’s wing president Sushmita Dev has resigned from the party on Monday. She has given information about her resignation to Sonia Gandhi through a letter. Dev’s resignation from the party is being considered as a big setback for the Congress.
Meanwhile, the party’s senior leader Kapil Sibal accused the congress leadership, saying the party is moving on with “eyes wide shut”. Sibal is one of the 23 leaders who wrote an open letter to party onia Gandhi last year demanding sweeping changes in the Congress. On twitter, he wrote, “Sushmita Dev Resigns from primary membership of our Party. While young leaders leave we ‘oldies’ blamed for our efforts to strengthen it. The Party moves on with:Eyes Wide Shut.”
Sushmita changed bio on twitter:
Former congress leader Sushmita Dev became an MP from Silchar seat of Assam in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by contesting on a party ticket. After that, she served as president of All India Mahila Congress. But, her resignation has become even more trouble for the Congress after the defeat in the Assam Legislative Assembly elections.
Before resigning, Sushmita Dev had also left the WhatsApp group of the Congress party. At the same time, she changed her Twitter bio to “Former Member” of the party. She took this step after Twitter has suspended her account. She was also one of the leaders whose Twitter account has been suspended along with Rahul Gandhi.
Sushmita may join TMC:
According to sources, Sushmita Dev may join TMC after shunning Congress. It is being told that soon Sushmita will meet Mamta Banerjee and Abhishek Banerjee.
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