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Cong doesn't want interference in 'hereditary leadership': S.M. Krishna

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka), [India] 

Former external affairs minister S.M. Krishna, who is expected to join the (BJP) soon, today alleged that the Party does not want interference in hereditary leadership.

Speaking to the media here prior to his visit, Krishna said the no more requires his leadership courtesy the presence of 'hereditary leadership' in the party.

"The needs no interference. There is hereditary leadership present. I will go to and see what happens. The people will have the final say in this matter," said Krishna.

Krishna resigned from the Congress earlier in January this year.

The 84-year-old first became a Member of (MP) from Mandya in 1968.

Krishna led the Congress to victory in in 1999 and served as the chief minister till 2004. He also served as the governor of from 2004-2008.

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First Published: Tue, March 14 2017. 18:01 IST