Congress leader, Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Monday agreed with party colleague and Sonia Gandhi`s political secretary Ahmed Patel`s views that the party must own up for the loss in the recently concluded general elections.
While the UPA government under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has buried the ordinance to save convicted MPs and MLAs from immediate disqualification, a political fight has broken out between political parties – mainly between the Congress and the BJP – over credit for the move that came after the ordinance was widely criticised.
Rahul Gandhi`s unexpected outburst against his government, which had acted at the party`s behest to push an ordinance that would give a reprieve to convicted lawmakers and save them from disqualification, has exposed a glaring communication and generational gap in the Congress party that has become its talking point since Friday afternoon.
Even after being snubbed by AICC
for his criticism of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, senior
Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Thursday said that he had
"not done anything wrong" while raising the issue of farmers.