Priyanka Gandhi Vadra admitted at present that there was an actual risk of election strategist Prashant Kishor becoming a member of the Congress final yr however “it didn’t work out.”
The Congress chief instructed wantpassport that the partnership fell by means of over “a number of” causes.
“I believe it didn’t work out for a number of causes. Some on his half, some on our half. I would not wish to get into the main points of that. Broadly there was an incapability to agree on sure points, which form of impeded the dialogue from transferring froward,” Priyanka Gandhi stated.
She emphatically denied it had something to do with reluctance to carry an outsider into the Congress.
“Had there been that reluctance, there would not have been so many discussions,” she countered.
The potential of Prashant Kishor – aka “PK” – becoming a member of the Congress was actual, admitted Priyanka Gandhi. “Sooner or later sure. It didn’t work out.”
Prashant Kishor held a number of rounds of discussions with all three Gandhis – Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi – final yr and pictures of the strategist going to Rahul Gandhi’s house sparked wild hypothesis. His entry into the Congress was stated to be all however carried out.
Studies of a breakdown in negotiations emerged alongside a sequence of pungent assaults by Prashant Kishor, who publicly stated it was not the “divine proper of any particular person” to steer the Congress, “particularly when the get together has misplaced greater than 90 per cent of the elections within the final 10 years.”
PK has made it clear that he believes the Congress does have a job to play within the opposition forward of the 2024 nationwide election, however not underneath the present management.
His collaboration with the Congress for the 2017 UP polls had flopped miserably; the BJP swept to energy, decimating the Akhilesh Yadav-Congress alliance. It was not all dangerous – the Congress did win in Punjab, the place Amarinder Singh had PK’s assist.