New Delhi, 3/3 (AO Bureau):Four leaders of the G-23 group, who wrote a letter to the interim president of the Congress, Sonia Gandhi, have objected to the conduct of their colleagues. He has said that as far as the letter is concerned, he agrees with it, but there should be some limitations. Former Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien, one of the leaders who wrote the letter, said that he is not against reform in the Congress, but we should not forget our Lakshman Rekha.
Some G-23 leaders – Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma, Kapil Sibal, Manish Tiwari, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Raj Babbar and Vivek Tankha were in Jammu last week. He addressed a joint public meeting where he was attacked for not using an ‘experienced’ leader like Azad in the party leadership and allowing him to retire from the Rajya Sabha.
A day after the conference where Ghulam Nabi Azad praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, Anand Sharma on Monday targeted the Bengal unit’s decision to tie up with the ISF. Sources say that one such meeting can now take place in Haryana or Himachal.
Laxman Rekha must always be followed- Kurien
According to the report of English newspaper The Indian Express, PJ Kurien said that ‘their activities are fine to the extent of strengthening the Congress but it should not become the activity of dissidents. Surely, there is a need for reform in Congress… and if the activities are in that direction