New Delhi: Amid the continued political conundrum in Punjab and senior occasion chief Kapil Sibal questioning the delay within the election of the occasion president, Congress chief Randeep Surjewala on Thursday mentioned the Congress Working Committee (CWC) assembly can be convened very quickly following the calls for from G-23 leaders.
“Following the demand from G-23 leaders, a gathering of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) can be referred to as quickly,” mentioned Surjewala, PTI reported.
Questioning the delay within the occasion president’s election, Sibal had earlier on Wednesday mentioned the Congress was in a state of affairs the place it shouldn’t be.
“In our occasion, there isn’t a president. So we do not know who’s taking these selections. We all know and but we do not know,” he advised a press convention.
In the meantime, a number of Congress G-23 leaders, who had final yr written to occasion chief Sonia Gandhi demanding an organisational overhaul, on Thursday strongly condemned the assault on Sibal’s residence terming it as “orchestrated hooliganism”.
Senior Congress leaders, together with Ghulam Nabi Azad, P. Chidambaram, Anand Sharma, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Manish Tewari and Shashi Tharoor, prolonged their help to Sibal.
Condemning the “orchestrated hooliganism” at Sibal’s residence, Azad in a tweet mentioned: “I strongly condemn the orchestrated hooliganism @KapilSibal’s residence final night time. He’s a loyal congressman preventing for the occasion each inside and outdoors the Parliament. Any suggestion from any quarter must be welcomed as a substitute of suppressing, hooliganism is unacceptable.”
Chidambaram on his half mentioned he feels “helpless after we can’t begin significant conversations inside occasion boards”.
“I really feel helpless after we can’t begin significant conversations inside occasion boards. I additionally really feel damage and helpless after I see footage of Congress employees elevating slogans outdoors the residence of a colleague and MP. The secure harbour to which one can withdraw appears to be silence,” he wrote on the micro-blogging platform.
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda additionally echoed comparable sentiments and mentioned “orchestrated hooliganism” outdoors Sibal’s residence final night time is “not the tradition of the Congress”.
“Orchestrated hooliganism outdoors @KapilSibal’s residence final night time isn’t the tradition of Congress. If one has any distinction of views, the identical must be introduced up and mentioned at occasion discussion board,” he tweeted.
Sharma on his half mentioned that he was “shocked and disgusted to listen to the information of assault and hooliganism” at Sibal’s residence.
“Shocked and disgusted to listen to the information of assault and hooliganism at Kapil Sibal’s home. This deplorable motion brings disrepute to the occasion and must be strongly condemned,” he tweeted.
Asserting that the Congress has a historical past of upholding freedom of expression, Sharma these accountable should be recognized and disciplined.
“These accountable should be recognized and disciplined. Urging Congress president Sonia Gandhi to take cognisance and powerful motion,” he tweeted.
The Rajya Sabha MP additional mentioned “intolerance and violence is alien to Congress values and tradition”.
“Congress has a historical past of upholding freedom of expression . variations of opinion and notion are integral to a democracy. Intolerance and violence is alien to Congress values and tradition,” he mentioned in a collection of tweets.
Congress MP Manish Tewari additionally “unequivocally” condemned the “orchestrated hooliganism” at Sibal’s residence final night time.
“Unequivocally ‘condemn’ orchestrated hooliganism ‘@KapilSibal’s residence final night time. Those that masterminded assault should keep in mind that he fights for @INCIndia each inside & outdoors courts of Regulation. Chances are you’ll discover his views uncomfortable however that can not be a license for violence,” Tewari tweeted.
“Those that try to defend the‘ command efficiency’ final night time. That is what occurred @KapilSibal’s home “They broken the automotive. Stood on high,so it caved in .Threw tomatoes each inside and outside the home .If this isn’t hooliganism then what else is it “???” he wrote on the micro-blogging platform.
Responding to Tewari’s tweet, Congress Shashi Tharoor tweeted: “That’s shameful. Everyone knows @KapilSibal as a real Congressman who has fought a number of circumstances in court docket for @INCIndia. As a democratic occasion we have to hearken to what he has to say, disagree in case you should however not on this approach. Our precedence is to strengthen ourselves to tackle the BJP!”
Earlier on Wednesday, the Youth Congress employees staged a protest outdoors Sibal’s Jor Bagh residence and reportedly broken a automotive.
The Youth Congress employees additionally raised slogans in opposition to Sibal, asking him to “depart the occasion”.
The protestors additionally raised slogans in help of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.