October 20, 2020

Cong Chief Satav Clears Air



A file photo of Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh.

A file photograph of Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh.

After a number of celebration veterans attacked him for his feedback on introspection on the celebration’s governance throughout the UPA period, MP Rajeev Satav mentioned he by no means sought to query Singh’s management.

  • PTI
  • Final Up to date: August 1, 2020, 11:55 PM IST

Underneath assault for his remarks at a gathering of the Congress’s Rajya Sabha MPs, celebration chief Rajeev Satav on Saturday mentioned the “malicious try” to attract former prime minister Manmohan Singh into the “introspection debate” is “reprehensible”.

After a number of celebration veterans attacked him for his feedback on introspection on the celebration’s governance throughout the UPA period, the Maharashtra chief and MP mentioned he by no means sought to query Singh’s management.

“The malicious try to attract Dr Manmohan Singh into this alternate is reprehensible,” Satav tweeted. “To say my observations forged a shadow over Dr Singh’s management of UPA II is a lie, a complete misrepresentation of information. I maintain Dr Singh in excessive esteem. He’s above reproach.”

The Gujarat in-charge of the Congress mentioned Singh had made commendable contributions in the direction of constructing a contemporary India and can all the time be held in excessive regard.

“I’ll focus on my feedback, or these made by some other esteemed colleagues, on inner celebration boards solely,” he mentioned.

Satav alleged that some “motivated” media reviews had twisted information.

“Immediately, few of my esteemed colleagues and seniors have reacted on social media,” he mentioned. “This has compelled me, a lot towards my precept of not discussing celebration issues on public platforms, to come back out and clear the air.”

Satav additionally described the assembly of the Congress’s Rajya Sabha MPs with celebration president Sonia Gandhi as “extraordinarily fruitful”, the place the members might voice their views freely.

“These, although, are inner to the celebration and I’ve by no means been snug discussing what goes on inside, outdoors,” he mentioned.

“UPA II was a very good authorities, folks’s authorities. The success of UPA II is bolstered after we examine it to the sharp slide beneath Modi.

“Elections are on the anvil in Bihar and Assam. BJP’s misdeeds have piled up. We have to collectively stand collectively beneath the management of Soniaji, Dr Singhji, Rahul Ji,” the chief from Maharashtra mentioned.

Earlier, a number of former Union ministers hit out not directly at him for his feedback and requested celebration members to not discredit their very own legacy and mentioned by doing so, they might solely be aiding the BJP’s “design” to undermine the celebration within the public eye.


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