Madhya Pradesh BJP Leader Padma Shukla Quits Party, Joins Congress
"I tried to work with Madhya Pradesh Minister Sanjay Pathak for 2 years, but that seemed impossible. He used to humiliate BJP workers," said Shukla.
Madhya Pradesh Social Welfare Board chief Padma Shukla on Monday, joined the Indian National Congress (INC) after resigning from the primary membership of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
In a letter to BJP state president Rakesh Singh, Shukla wrote, “I have been a primary member of the party since 1980 and have discharged my duties accordingly. I am upset because of the negligence and exploitation of the party workers in Vijayraghavgarh constituency post 2014 by-polls. Thus, I am resigning from the primary membership of the party.”
“I tried to work with Madhya Pradesh Minister Sanjay Pathak for two years, but that seemed impossible. He used to humiliate BJP workers. It was hurting me and damaging self-respect of my workers,” she added.
Shukla, who was a member of the BJP since 1980, also resigned from the post of state Social Welfare Board chief.