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Expect those who voted for Tharoor in Congress president polls to join BJP: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

NEW DELHI: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a jibe at the Congress on Saturday over the recent elections for the party president, saying he expects those who voted for Shashi Tharoor to join the BJP soon. Speaking to ANI on Saturday, the Assam CM said, "The outcome of the Congress' so-called internal elections was known and declared even before the counting of votes. The only democratic people in the Congress were the 1,000 delegates who showed the courage to vote for Shashi Tharoor. I expect them to join...

India doesn’t need lessons from other country: Cong rebuffs remarks of Chidambaram, Tharoor on Sunak elevation

New Delhi, October 25: The Congress on Tuesday said India does not need to draw lessons from any other country as many minorities have become the president and chief minister in the past, a remark seen as a rebuff to party leaders P Chidambaram and Shashi Tharoor who hoped "India will follow Rishi Sunak's example of electing a person from minorities to the top post." AICC general secretary communications Jairam Ramesh said respecting diversity has been India's hallmark for many years and cited the examples of Zakir Hussain, Fakhruddin Ali...
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