New Delhi: Former Jawaharlal Nehru College Scholar Union (JNUSU) President Kanhaiya Kumar together with impartial Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday arrived Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh Park in ITO together with former social gathering President Rahul Gandhi.
The 2 leaders are more than likely to hitch the Congress social gathering on a day that coincides with the start anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
Formal announcement of their induction into the grand previous social gathering will probably be made in a short time from now.
Forward of their becoming a member of, posters welcoming Kanhaiya Kumar to the social gathering had been put up exterior the Congress workplace in Delhi.
Congress social gathering made it a excessive profile induction with Gujarat Congress Working President Hardik Patel saying that children need to work in Congress, beneath a frontrunner who talks about growth and prosperity.
“We have now raised voice for individuals of nation in previous, need to strengthen them and be their voice,” Patel stated whereas chatting with information company ANI.
Each Kanhaiya and Mewani had met Rahul Gandhi up to now and Congress wished to rope in these two leaders forward of meeting polls and notably Mevani earlier than Gujarat polls for his or her oratory and crowd-pulling capabilities.
Kanhaiya Kumar joined the Communist Occasion of India (CPI) through the 2019 normal election and contested in opposition to Giriraj Singh of the BJP from his hometown Begusarai. Nevertheless, misplaced the election.
A former president of the JNU college students’ union, Kanhaiya Kumar got here into limelight after he was jailed over “anti-national slogans” raised at an occasion in 2016 to mark the loss of life anniversary of Parliament assault mastermind Afzal Guru contained in the college campus.
Jignesh Mevani is a lawyer activist and former journalist serving because the consultant of the Vadgam constituency within the Gujarat Legislative Meeting. He’s an impartial legislator and the convener of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch.
Mewani gained the election with help of the Congress. The trio of Alpesh Thakor, Hardik Patel and Mevani was with the Congress in 2017 elections when Congress did put up an excellent present however couldn’t win elections.
Nevertheless, the grand previous social gathering has roped in Mevani forward of polls whereas Alpesh has joined the BJP.