Senior Congress leader and Shivajinagar MLA R. Roshan Baig were suspended from the party because of charges of anti-party activities. He said that he was still a disciplined soldier of the Indian National Congress and not “Siddu Congress”
During Mr. Baig was over the previous days has been condemning the State party leaders of being responsible for the party’s drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections, his suspension also comes in the situation of his claimed role in the Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam that has left many investors in difficulties.
Baig was addressing with media, he said “What I spoke is the truth and if speaking the truth is an anti-party activity, let it be. I have not spoken against our AICC president Rahul Gandhi”.
“In a democracy, such open and transparent discussions are required to strengthen the party. Closed-door discussions within the four walls of a hall will not help.”
“Congress leaders in Mandya openly campaigned for Independent candidate Sumalatha, in Tumakuru, former MLA Rajanna worked against the coalition candidate H.D. Devegowda, in Kolar, Congress leaders openly announced they will defeat K.H. Muniyappa, a senior Dalit leader, Ramesh Jharkoli has been continuing his tirade against the party. But no action against these people. Why action only against me? For speaking the truth,” he expressed.
He told he will discuss with senior leaders Ramalinga Reddy, K.H. Muniyappa, Mallikarjuna Kharge, and H.K. Patil and other supporters. “After that, I will take a call whether I need to go to Delhi,” he said.