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I will be active in politics but won’t fight polls; Former CM Virbhadra Singh

I will be active in politics but won’t fight polls; Former CM Virbhadra Singh

Six times Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and presently Congress Legislator Virbhadra Singh turns 84 years old today. But today he announced a shocking decision as he will be active in politics but will not contest in the elections. In a conversation with his supporters, he said, “There is no retired person from politics and I will continue to be part of it. Will propagate I will work for the Congress party, but I will not contest in any kind of elections. “He first became Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh in April 1983. During a press conference, Virbhadra Singh said, “My dream has not come true, but I am fully satisfied with my achievements and I am happy that the development of Himachal has taken the lead in the leadership of the Congress.

“When a Journalist asked about the current state Chief Minister Jairam Thakur, he said, “Thakur should take decisions related to the state himself, even though he is a very good person but he should make decisions rather than relying on his advisors.”

During his birthday celebration, Former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh attacked his party’s state president and opponent Sukhwinder Singh Sukhoo. Virbhadra Singh said that he has no personal differences with anyone but Sukhoo has completed his five-year tenure. He demanded that the party’s organization functionaries should now run a new membership campaign. He said, ‘I am not saying something new. I am just repeating that the constitution of the party should be obeyed in which every five years has been declared the election.

The former Chief Minister said that the structure of the party till now was contrary to the Constitution of the Congress. If the party ignores its own constitution then the other parties will be stronger and more strengthen than Congress. He also said that a new candidate should be contested from his wife Pratibha Singh’s Mandi parliamentary seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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