Kumar, a former IPS officer and an MP from Jamshedpur within the 15th Lok Sabha, give up forward of final yr’s Jharkhand Assembly elections after calling native Congress management ‘corrupt’

File picture of Ajoy Kumar. News18

New Delhi: Former Jharkhand Congress president Ajoy Kumar Sunday rejoined the party with its chief Sonia Gandhi approving his return to the party fold.

“Congress president has approved the proposal for re-joining of Ajoy Kumar, ex-MP and former president of Jharkhand PCC, to the Congress party,” mentioned AICC normal secretary KC Venugopal.

Kumar introduced on Twitter, “Driven by my conscience to speak up against injustice and institutional capture, I”ve been inspired by Shri Rahul Gandhi and decided to come back to Congress today,”

He additionally cited a quote of Mahatma Gandhi that “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.”

“Amid a health, farmers, unemployment and economic crisis, it is Shri Rahul Gandhi & Smt. Sonia Gandhi who have been steadfast in their support for the people and idea of India. I really admire this tenacity and they have inspired me to come back to @INCIndia again,” he mentioned in one other tweet.

Senior Congress chief Jairam Ramesh welcomed Kumar within the party via a tweet. “You had never actually left as far as I was concerned.”

Kumar, a former IPS officer and an MP from Jamshedpur within the 15th Lok Sabha, had give up the party forward of the Jharkhand Assembly elections final yr.

He was appointed JPCC president in November 2017, however resigned in August 2019 and joined the Aam Aadmi Party the subsequent month.

He had then alleged that the native management in Jharkhand Congress was corrupt and had in contrast lots of his colleagues as even worse than criminals.

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