Kamal Nath Not Joining BJP, Says Congress Leader Randeep Surjewala
The Congress on Friday rubbished reports of senior leader Kamal Nath quitting the party, and accused the BJP of "spreading such rumours, malicious, negative insinuations and canards".
"The BJP is running a malicious, ugly whispering campaign to malign the senior-most Congress leaders...”
"We completely reject any such malicious and negative insinuation that the BJP is spreading," Congress in-charge of the communications department Randeep Surjewala told reporters in New Delhi.
Asked about reports of Nath quitting the party, he said,
Whether it was 1977 to 1980, post-1989 to 2004, or as part of the government, Nath continued to serve the party as a worker, leader and the general secretary, he added.
On others quitting the party, the Congress leader said,
"In today's challenging times, those friends who have left the party can find the best place for them in the BJP, as that party is very prone to attracting defectors nowadays, who are bereft of any ideology, direction or commitment to their own party, which is like the second mother to any political person”, he added.