Dehradun : Infighting in Uttarakhand Congress has started coming to the fore. Dr RP Raturi, who has been working for the Congress in Dehradun for the last four decades, has announced to leave the party. Not only this, immediately after this decision, Kamlesh Raman, who took the responsibility of the women’s wing in the party from metropolitan president to state vice-president, also announced to leave the Congress. Both the leaders will join the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi on Monday. Like the whole country, the Congress, which is going through its bad phase in Uttarakhand, has got a big setback today. Two party leaders have announced to leave the party citing the ongoing infighting within the party. Today both these leaders will take the membership of Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi. It is being considered a big setback for Uttarakhand Congress. This is a big setback for Karan Mehra, the new President of the State Congress, whose functioning is bound to be questioned after this.
After the crushing defeat of the Congress in the assembly elections, the party handed over the command of the new state president in the state to Karan Mehra. The party gave the responsibility to Karan Mehra as a young face and expressed confidence of ending the biggest challenge, but the ongoing differences within the party in the state have raised questions on his functioning.