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Shehzad Poonawalla says Cong president’s election fixed in Rahul’s favour


Maharashtra Congress Secretary Shehzad Poonawalla on Thursday slammed the method to elect celebration president, calling it “rigged”, mentioning he had the tips that the delegates, who have been going to vote for the election, have been fixed.


“I have got information that the delegates, who are going to vote for the party president election, are fixed. This process is rigged. They have been appointed for their loyalty,” Poonawalla informed ANI.



Poonawalla, an office-bearer of the Maharashtra Congress, additional reiterated his stance he introduced on Wednesday and mentioned the election procedure used to be, in truth, a “selection process” and in all probability a “sham” of an election process.


“The election is a selection and not an election. It’s a sham election process,” he quipped.


Poonawalla had previous informed the media he would need to contest the election if it used to be performed in a real way. Adding to this, he said, “I think there should be only one ticket in one family, be it Shehzad Poonawalla or Rahul Gandhi.”


Earlier on Wednesday, Poonawalla, claiming that the ballot procedure to elect the Congress president has been stacked in Rahul’s favour simply because he belongs to the Gandhi circle of relatives, took to Twitter and mentioned, “Raising an issue nobody in my party – the Congress will have guts to raise- my conscience will not allow me to stay quiet anymore on Dynasty/ sycophancy.”


He additionally tagged his brother, Tehseen Poonawalla, in his tweet, and wrote, “@tehseenp has no idea about this issue else he would have stopped me too.”


Tehseen is married to Rahul’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra’s sister Monicka.


Tehseen spoke back thru a tweet and mentioned, “I am stunned with what @Shehzad_Ind is doing at the time @INCIndia is winning Gujarat. I officially give up all relationship with him politically. The congress needs @OfficeOfRG to be the president.”


In a chain of tweets, Tehseen introduced to finish his courting with Shehzad “officially.”


“I officially end all relationship with @Shehzad_Ind . I have never been this hurt. We needed to defeat the BJP. This is unacceptable . Im very very hurt today . Been stabbed in the back ..And how,” he posted.


Meanwhile, Poonawalla’s transfer caused more than a few types of reactions from the Twitterati.


Poonawalla spoke back through tweeting a quote through Martin Luther King that implied he used to be merely following his judgment of right and wrong.


“I know from tomorrow all kinds of stories will start – I will be targeted 🙂 I am an active Maharashtra Congress Secretary & nobody had any problems till today but new stories to target me will come 🙂 prepared for it- I want Non Dynasts & Merit over Dynasty !! Am I wrong?” he tweeted.


To this finish, Poonawalla informed ANI, “It takes braveness to talk out, and I’m positive there will probably be a wide variety of assaults in opposition to me. But I’ve info.

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