Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 30
While most members of the ginger group that lately demanded radical organisational reforms within the Congress are busy defending their positions, at the very least one signatory to the letter is discovering help, though marginal, to run for the publish of Congress president.
The Congress unit of Thiruvananthapuram has already launched a social media marketing campaign in favour of Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor.
The marketing campaign began on August 19, only a few days after Tharoor and 22 others wrote a letter dated August 7 to Congress president Sonia Gandhi demanding a full time energetic get together chief.
The viral publish inviting help for the ex-minister has since obtained 3.2K likes, 5.6K shares and 303 feedback.
Interestingly, just a few feedback beneath the Tharoor publish additionally favour Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh as Congress president whereas many help Rahul Gandhi as properly.
Congress leaders aren’t amused by such a marketing campaign of Tharoor supporters. Congress chief whip in Lok Sabha and Tharoor’s Lok Sabha colleague from Kerala Ok Suresh, nonetheless, sounded dismissive of the marketing campaign backing the UN ex-bureaucrat as Congress chief and mentioned Tharoor was a “guest artist” within the get together. “He may be a global citizen, but he is a guest artist in the Congress. He must remember he has to follow party policies,” mentioned Suresh.