Mumbai Congress’ Internal Conflict: Milind Deora expresses disappointment against Sanjay Nirupam

Congress leader Milind Deora hinted towards not contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha polls if the issues in Mumbai Congress are not resolved


The open secret regarding factions in Mumbai unit of the Congress party was out after the son of the late senior Congress leader Murli Deora, Milind Murli Deora expressed his disappointment on Twitter against the current Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam. 

In a city like Mumbai, which is our economic and cultural capital, we need to bring people together. The Mumbai Congress cannot become a cricket pitch for sectarian politics, with leaders pitted against one other,” Congress leader Milind Murli Deora said in a tweet. 

In a series of tweets, Deora expressed his discontent over the condition of Mumbai Congress and hinted towards opting out from contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha polls if the issues are not resolved. Deora is contesting from South Mumbai on the LS seat. 

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I’m disappointed with what is happening, and the party is aware of my stance on fighting the elections. However, I have full faith in our central leadership and its commitment to our party's ideology and principles. Especially in Mumbai, where the Congress was born,” Deora tweeted.

Earlier, several leaders including Kripa Shankar Singh and the lobby of late senior leader Gurudas Kamat complaint regarding Sanjay Nirupam to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Mallikarjun Kharge in Mumbai. They narrated that Nirupam indulges in favouring “his people” and taking decision independently.