Will CPI member Kanhaiya Kumar switch to Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi?
Kanhaiya Kumar, the former JNU student union president, recently met with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, which raised more questions in the political circle on whether Kanhaiya will join the Congress Party and leave the Communist Party of India (CPI).
There has been a rumour around about Kanhaiya exchanging sides; However, he has dismissed the gossip that proposes he wants to switch over to Congress following his meeting with a couple of Congress leaders in recent days.
Following this meeting with Rahul, it is likewise being debated whether Kanhaiya Kumar is now disappointed with the CPI.
Kumar’s interest developed in politics when he was studying at Patna College of Commerce. Later he became very active in it as the president of JNUSU Delhi. During that period, he got arrested on charges of sedition because of one of his controversial speeches.
Currently, the Congress party is falling far behind in Bihar and frantically searching for leaders who can impart trust in the party. Since last year, Congress observed Kanhaiya when the CPI chief coordinated his Jana Gana Mana rally in Patna’s Gandhi Maidan on February 27.
According to Times Now news, sources said that rumours had begun during the Bihar Assembly Elections last year as well over Kanhaiya leaving CPI and joining Congress, yet nothing emerged then, at that point.
Kumar’s conceivable introduction into the Congress comes at a point when the national party hopes to revive itself with new and youthful countenances as it takes a gander at 2024 elections. Strikingly, the theory has been overflowing additionally about election strategist Prashant Kishor joining the Indian National Congress.
Numerous political observers say that Kanhaiya may join the party after meeting a political specialist and planner like Prashant Kishor.
As per rumors, Gujarat MLA, Jignesh Mevani is also close to Congress, and the party helped him in the last state elections by not fielding a nominee from the Vadgam constituency in Banaskantha district in Gujarat.
To additionally foster the state with new energy and force, as per The Indian Express sources in the Congress said that the party thinks if Kumar and Mevani join in, it will be a big boost to the party.