Veteran Congress leader Sushil Kumar Shinde
As Lok Sabha and Assembly elections approach, political temperature has risen in Maharashtra. Youth leader of Congress Milind Deora has distanced himself from the party. He has joined CM Eknath Shinde’s party. Meanwhile, former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sushil Kumar Shinde has given a statement which will further increase the political heat. Sushil Kumar Shinde, who was a minister in Manmohan Singh’s government, has revealed that BJP has made an offer to him and his daughter Praniti Shinde. However, he also made it clear that he will never leave Congress.
Sushil Kumar Shinde made this disclosure while addressing the workers in Akkalkot taluka of Solapur. Shinde said that BJP has given offer to me and Praniti Shinde. Even if BJP offers, Congress is in our blood. We will never leave Congress. Sushil Kumar Shinde said, ‘I have lost the elections twice. An offer has come for Praniti and me to join BJP. But how is this possible now? The mother in whose lap we grew up. Where we spent our childhood and youth. How to forget him? Now I am 83 years old. So now how can I say that what BJP is saying is right. Sushil Kumar Shinde also said that you also know that Praniti will not fall into the trap of BJP.
What else did the former CM say?
The former CM further said, ‘There are victories and defeats in politics. Same thing happened with Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. They too were defeated. Pandit Nehru had said that a small child has to be supported in the beginning. Then he starts walking on his own. He falls while walking and then stands up again. After falling and getting up again… then he starts walking.
read this also
Sushil Kumar Shinde said that this example is such that a person suffers but then gets strength. Don’t worry about anything. Even bad days will pass. We will have glorious days again. I am sure of this. Congress has public support. Shinde said that good days will come for Congress also.
Sushil Kumar Shinde was the Home Minister of the country during the government of Manmohan Singh. Apart from this, he also held the post of Electricity Minister of the country. He was the Governor of Andhra Pradesh during 2004–2006. Sushil Kumar Shinde has stature in Congress. Apart from this, he has a good hold in Solapur district. His daughter Praniti is also an MLA.