Miffed Nirupam may quit Congress

Miffed Nirupam may quit Congress
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Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Friday said the party was no longer taking feedback from the grassroot level and had made the "AICC general secretary in charge of the state all-powerful".

Mumbai: Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam on Friday said the party was no longer taking feedback from the grassroot level and had made the "AICC general secretary in charge of the state all-powerful".

A miffed Nirupam, who had announced on Thursday that he would not campaign for the party in the Assembly polls scheduled for October 21, said the leadership was "sidelining" him though he had served as Mumbai unit president for four years.

Nirupam hinted that he may quit Congress.

Speaking to PTI, Nirupam, who was removed as Mumbai Congress president ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, said his views had not been considered during ticket distribution for the Assembly polls.

"I have been given no role in the Assembly poll process. My views have not been considered during (Assembly) ticket distribution in my own Lok Sabha constituency.

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