Actor Khushbu Sundar, who modified camp from the Congress to the BJP, hit again at her former get together at the moment, saying the Congress “doesn’t need an clever lady” and there’s “no freedom to talk the reality” inside the get together. Ms Sundar, who was a nationwide spokesperson of the Congress with a robust social media presence, had alleged that some leaders had been “dictating phrases” and “suppressing” her.
The Congress had stated her exit is not going to have an effect on its efficiency within the subsequent yr’s meeting elections in Tamil Nadu.
On arrival on the Chennai airport at the moment, Ms Sundar known as the Congress “mentally retarded”, citing the feedback by state Congress leaders.
Later, on the press meet on the BJP workplace, she stated: “I used to be loyal to the Congress. However the Congress disrespected me… They (the Congress) don’t desire an clever lady. To say that I used to be seen solely as an actress, reveals the Congress’ low cost ideas.”
Calling herself a “Periyarist”, she stated, “How will a celebration that provides no freedom to talk the reality do good?” Social activist Periyar EV Ramasamy — the daddy of the Dravidian motion — additionally raised his voice towards “atrocities towards ladies”, she added.
A powerful critic of the BJP who tweeted her views typically tagging Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ms Sundar at the moment stated, “As an opposition member I opposed the BJP”.
However she additionally added that her opposition was not only for the sake of opposing. “I had additionally praised PM Modi on sure points,” she stated.
One such event was in August when she praised the Prime Minister’s new training coverage and apologized to Rahul Gandhi for her views.
In her tweet, she made clear her misgivings with the get together, saying she wouldn’t be a “puppet”.
“My stand on #NEP2020 differs from my get together n I apologise to @RahulGandhi ji for that, however I reasonably communicate the very fact than be a head nodding robotic or a puppet. All the things is n can’t be about agreeing to ur chief, however about being brave to voice ur opinion bravely as a citizen,” her tweet learn.
With the Congress out of energy, Ms Sundar’s profession was seen to have stagnated. The BJP is predicted to present her an enormous job for the 2021 meeting election. There are unconfirmed reviews of a Rajya Sabha seat too.
The 50-year-old had began her political profession with the DMK in 2010 when it was in energy. However she give up in 2014 and joined the Congress, saying “Laborious work for the DMK had been a one-way path”.
After becoming a member of the Congress, she had stated that she feels “at residence”. “Congress is the one get together that might do good for the individuals of India and unite the nation,” she had stated.