Uttar Pradesh Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu on Wednesday wrote to Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra seeking time to put forth the party’s suggestions for “free and fair elections” for its “authorised” representatives, while a delegation on Tuesday Got election. met the commission. was “not authorized” by the party.
“We would like to bring to your knowledge that the delegation that met you on Tuesday Indian National Congress was not authorized. Tomorrow on 30-12-2021 the authorized delegation of Congress, which includes me (Ajay Kumar Lallu), Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra, former MP Pramod Tiwari and Naseemuddin Siddiqui, following all the COVID guidelines regarding the program . Would like to give your suggestions. To conduct free, fair and timely elections. Please give time to this delegation to meet you,” Lallu wrote to Chandra.
On Tuesday, party’s media and communication department member Omkarnath Singh had issued a statement saying that a delegation led by him, another member and senior party leader Virendra Madan and party vice-president Mohammad Anas Khan met the Chief Election Commissioner. Was.
On Wednesday, Omkarnath Singh said that he has resigned from all party posts.
In a letter to AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Omkarnath Singh also claimed that he was verbally cleared by a senior party leader to attend the Election Commission meeting and to take him along with senior party leaders Virendra Madan and Anas Khan. was said. was said. He said that he has held positions like general secretary and spokesperson but his image has been tarnished by this move of the party. He wrote, “… therefore I am resigning from all party posts.”
Congress state president Ajay Kumar Lallu could not be reached for comments.