Salman Khurshid slams G-23 leaders seeking reforms in Congress | Latest News India

Senior Congress chief Salman Khurshid on Sunday hit out at a few of the G-23 leaders who renewed their name for reforms in the social gathering. Speaking to information company PTI, Khurshid requested whether or not those that had been calling for organisational polls inside the Congress have gotten to the place they’re in the social gathering in the identical method.

The G-23 leaders embody former Kapil Sibal, former chief of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Milind Deora and so forth. who’ve sought a significant organisational revamp of the Congress.

The requires reforms and re-organisational polls come at a time when the Congress is preventing an inner disaster on a number of points. Several leaders of the social gathering defected to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the newest one being Jitin Prasada.

Prasada, who jumped ship to the BJP on June 9 forward of the essential meeting elections in Uttar Pradesh in 2022, confronted extreme backlash from his former colleagues.

Salman Khurshid, who’s near the Gandhis, asserted that reforms can solely be achieved by sacrificing and never by all of the sudden questioning one thing which one has taken benefit of over time.

“Reform comes when you give up what you have received…say that I need to make a sacrifice because I want some change to happen. Therefore, the first thing that I will do is to give up what I have received to make an example to people, otherwise people think you are being hypocritical,” the senior Congress chief advised PTI, including the leaders who need reforms ought to have spoken to different leaders too.

This comment of Khurshid might be seen as an oblique assault in the direction of his colleague Kapil Sibal, who mentioned the social gathering wants reforms at central and state ranges in order to point out it’s now not in a state of inertia.

Right after Prasasda’s exit on June 9, one other veteran Congressman Veerappa Moily mentioned the social gathering must endure ‘major surgery’. Labelling Prasada as a ‘suspect’, Moily mentioned duty must be given to people who find themselves dedicated to the social gathering ideology.

To this, Khurshid mentioned, “I am quite happy for the major surgery but what do you want to remove — my liver, kidney, just somebody tell me what surgery you want to do.” He asserted {that a} phrase resembling surgical procedure shouldn’t be the answer and one must unravel the issue. “We need to get to the inside, before surgery, we need to do X-rays, ultrasounds”.

(With PTI inputs)

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