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Reports of Kamal Nath joining BJP rumours, says Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday rubbished speculations that its senior leader could join the (BJP), saying the is running a campaign to malign leaders.

"is running a malicious ugly whisper campaign to malign party's senior most leaders. Perhaps they forget that is not only the senior most parliamentarian and not only one of the most experienced leaders of the party but has been the architect of re-crafting the strategy and narrative of the party through challenging times," said party's spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala.

"Be it from 1977 to 1980 or post 1989 to 2004, and then as part of the government, he continues to serve proudly as a worker, leader and as general secretary of the party.

"We reject completely any such malicious and negative insinuations that the is spreading. Instead of spreading such canards, should answer to the people of Delhi about corruption in the three MCDs over last 10 years," he added.

"In today's challenging times, those friends who have left the party, can find the best place in BJP, for 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," Surjewala added.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 23:30 IST
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