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Kirti showers praises on Rahul, drops hints of contesting 2019

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Suspended today dropped ample hints of his future political move as he showered praise on and said he would like to contest the next elections from his constituency on the ticket of a national party.

While he was for all praise for chief, Azad was critical of his own party government at the Centre.

It has been four years since the BJP came to power at the Centre and people are now questioning as to why many of the promises made by during elections remained unfulfilled. To ask these questions is the peoples right and as their representatives it is our duty to lend voice to them, Azad told a regional channel.

Azad, the former test cricketer, was suspended from BJP after he leveled allegations against in connection with alleged irregularities in the

He is currently serving his third term in the from constituency.

,has been very effectively raising a number of issues concerning the common people. Under his leadership, the appears to be regaining lost ground. This must sound alarm bells for those who are in power, Azad said.

I have not been given a chance to speak to the partys top leadership though it has been nearly three years since I was placed under suspension, the said venting grudge against his own party.

Asked about his future plans, Azad said the people of my constituency want me to fight in 2019. So I will be fighting the next from itself. And I will fight on the ticket of a national party.

When asked which national party was he referring to, the whose late father was a veteran Congress and also served as Minister of for a brief period cryptically remarked there are only two national parties in the country the BJP and the Congress.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 17:40 IST