The Congress party has suffered a big blow ahead of the Kerala assembly polls. In a dramatic move senior party leader PC Chacko has quit the party and sent his resignation to interim party president Sonia Gandhi. Chacko expressed his unhappiness the way the party is run in the state and slammed the state leaders for groupism.
“Kerala is facing a crucial election. People want Congress to come back but there’s groupism practiced by top leaders of Congress. I’ve been arguing with high command that this should be ended. But the high command is also agreeing to the proposal given by both groups”, said Chacko .
Chacko told ANI : “I’d been deliberating upon this decision for past many days. I come from Kerala where there’s no Congress party as such. There are 2 parties – Congress (I) & Congress (A). It’s coordination committee of 2 parties functioning as KPCC. Congress is a great tradition. Being a Congress man is prestigious thing but today in Kerala nobody can be a Congress man. One can belong to either ‘I group’ or ‘A group’. So I decided to call it a day. High Command is mute witness to this disaster & there’s no remedy.