Will internal disputes drown Congress?
Mumbai - The Mumbaikars are keenly watching the political developments in the city as the BMC polls are approaching very fast. As Shiv Sena-BJP combine is engaged in sorting out alliance-related issues, the Congress party has also got embroiled in the internal dissidence. The groupism in Mumbai City Congress has been benefiting the BJP as former Congress MLA Krishna Hegde joined the rival party. Hegde told media persons that he resigned from the party due to working style of MRCC chief Sanjay Nirupam. Former MP and Congress general secretary Gurudas Kamat also alleged the same by has directly taken on Nirupam by posting a few tweets. Kamat said that Nirupam and Congress’ Maharashtra in-charge Mohan Prakash are forcing the Congress loyalists to leave the party as Rahul Gandhi is busy in the UP elections. Meanwhile, Nirupam has refuted the allegations. It seems that internal disputes in the Congress party, which is already on the back foot, will benefit the ruling alliance in the BMC.