Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar as we speak give up the Congress and is predicted to affix the BJP. In her resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, she wrote that she felt “pushed and suppressed” by individuals who had no join with floor actuality.
“Few components seated at greater degree inside the celebration, individuals who don’t have any connectivity with the bottom actuality or public recognition are dictating phrases and other people like me who needed to work for the celebration sincerely, are being pushed and suppressed,” Khushbu Sundar wrote.
“After a protracted thorough thought course of over a time period, have determined to finish my affiliation with the celebration,” she mentioned.
She has been with the Congress shut to 6 years since 2014.
The letter emerged as Ms Sundar headed to Delhi, the place she is prone to be a part of the BJP later as we speak. For the ruling celebration, it’s a massive catch in Tamil Nadu, a state that continues to be largely out of its grasp, forward of polls subsequent 12 months.
On Sunday, as she took off to Delhi, she refused to remark. To a selected query if she’s nonetheless within the Congress, Ms Sundar mentioned, “I do not want to say something”. With the Congress out of energy since 2014, her political profession graph was flagging.
The BJP can also rope her in for the 2021 meeting elections to interrupt new floor in Tamil Nadu, a state that has been elusive for the celebration. “Khushbu will change the notion of the BJP in Tamil Nadu,” mentioned sources within the BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit.