Unhappy with CPI leadership, Kanhaiya Kumar meets Rahul Gandhi, likely to join Congress party

Amidst the ongoing discussions about election strategist Prashant Kishor joining the Congress, speculations have intensified about Kanhaiya Kumar. If sources are to be believed, Kanhaiya Kumar has spoken to Rahul Gandhi through two Congress leaders who have links with JNU. According to the information, Kumar has been unhappy with the leadership of CPI in recent times.

According to reports, the Congress party can get Kanhaiya Kumar to join the party even before the Uttar Pradesh elections. Let us inform that in the last Lok Sabha elections, Kanhaiya Kumar had contested against Giriraj Singh from Begusarai seat of Bihar on a CPI ticket. Kanhaiya Kumar has been considered a leader who pulls the crowd of youth.

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The Communist Party of India, which has been performing poorly in consecutive elections, has been witnessing a rhetoric in recent times. Recently, there was a controversy in the party over CPI General Secretary D Raja’s support of Annie Raja’s statement regarding women’s safety in Kerala. Party leader Rajendran had said that I do not agree with Raja’s statement. He is the general secretary of the party but he should follow the party line. He said that Raja had forgotten for a while that he was the party chief and was merely behaving like Annie’s husband.

Let us inform that earlier in February, an important meeting of CPI was held in Hyderabad. In this a condemnation motion was passed on the incident of assault by Kanhaiya Kumar in Patna. 110 members were present in the meeting in which except three, all others supported the passing of the condemnation motion against Kanhaiya. Let us tell you that a few days later, he also met JDU leader Ashok Chaudhary.

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