Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday took a swipe on the Congress, saying the grand outdated social gathering’s reign within the nation is completed. “Everything has its run, and so did they (Congress). But not anymore. They are finished in the country,” he stated throughout an handle in Jalog in Shimla.
Thakur stated that the way forward for the Congress has been erased. Referring to the Uttar Pradesh meeting elections which his social gathering Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept by securing over 250 seats, the chief minister added that the Congress may handle to bag solely two.
Thakur additional said that the “national leaders” of the Congress social gathering “are on bail”. Taking an obvious dig at Rahul Gandhi by mentioning a “young” Congress chief, Thakur stated that in few days that individual will come to Himachal Pradesh and can speak about “democracy”.
“We don’t have any problem with him, his family or even his party. When the party is left with nothing, don’t put the blame on us,” Thakur stated on the gathering.
He stated that the grand outdated social gathering’s “vidai ki shehnai (trumpet for their departure)” has been set off in all the nation. “Tell them ‘babul ki duaein leti jaa, jaa sukhi sansar bana’,” Thakur added amid cheers and claps.
Thakur’s statements come within the backdrop of the exodus of a number of Congress leaders from the social gathering, the most recent being Hardik Patel and Sunil Jakhar.
Himachal Pradesh is slated to enter polls on the finish of this year together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dwelling state of Gujarat. After the BJP changed chief ministers in distinguished states together with Gujarat, Tripura and Karnataka, there have been speculations whether or not Thakur would be capable of evade this development. However, in April this year, BJP nationwide president JP Nadda put all rumours to relaxation, asserting that Thakur will proceed to stay the chief minister of Himachal Pradesh and the forthcoming meeting polls will probably be fought underneath his management.
“Jai Ram Thakur is doing good work and he will continue with it in future. He will not be replaced and the BJP will contest the assembly elections under his leadership,” Nadda had informed reporters throughout his go to to the state.
The saffron camp’s chief’s assertion was in response to Delhi deputy chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Manish Sisodia’s declare that the BJP was considering changing Thakur with Union minister Anurag Thakur.