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Jyotiraditya Scindia supporters vow to quit if he is not made MP Cong chief

Earlier this month, Scindia openly disagreed with the Congress position on scrapping provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution

Jyotiraditya Scindia | File photo

Jyotiraditya Scindia | File photo

Archis Mohan New Delhi
There is growing speculation in the Congress that some of its young leaders could quit the party and may even join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). 

The Congress’s prospects in the forthcoming Assembly polls in Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra look bleak, and there are fears that the party could see desertions after the election results.

On Friday, supporters of Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia threatened that he may quit the party if he is not appointed chief of the party’s Madhya Pradesh unit. 

Party leader and Scindia supporter Ashok Dangi said in a press statement that he and 500 workers would quit the party

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 2:18 AM IST

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