After Anil Antony’s resignation, Kerala BJP takes a dig at Congress

Former Defense Secretary A.K. Antony quit parliament, Kerala BJP chief K. Surendran said “this is how parliamentary parties function”.

Anil Antony defied his party line and left his party, arguing a “request to withdraw the tweet” which he criticized a BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “dangerous precedent”.

Anil Antony, who heads the Parliament’s IT wing in Kerala, tweeted: “I have resigned from my role at @incindia @INCKerala. A narrow-minded demand for the tweets to be retracted by those fighting for free speech. I declined. A wall of hate/abuse by those who support the trek to promote @facebook love! Your name is Hypocrisy! Life goes on.”

“Congress cannot accept anyone who shows love and care for their country. See how Anil is under attack. Anil has broadcast his love for the country but Congress has other interests and sometimes projects them as it happened now. We welcome Anil’s statement,” said Surendran.

“To turn a burning issue in Kerala, the government of Pinarayi Vijayan is using this documentary as a cover-up campaign. They are using their power to commit anti-national acts,” he added.

Anil Antony’s tweet sparked controversy: “Despite the huge difference with the BJP, Indians have a long history of prejudice against India. The (British) state channel BBC and the Iraq War against Indian institutions are setting a dangerous precedent and we are will undermine its sovereignty.”

In his resignation letter, Anil Antony said, “Given the events of Tuesday, I think it is appropriate to leave all my roles in Parliament as Chairman of KPCC Digital Media and National Coordinator of AICC Social Network. media and digital communication cells.

“Consider this my resignation letter. I would like to express my gratitude to everyone, especially the Kerala state leadership and Shashi Tharoor, as well as the numerous party members who have given me heartfelt support and guidance many times during my short stay here,” he said.

“I am convinced that I have my own unique strengths that have allowed me to contribute very effectively to the party in many ways. But so far I am well aware that you, your colleagues, and your associates around the leadership only want to work with a group of sycophants and champs who will undoubtedly respond to your beck and call. This became the only criterion for merit. Sadly, we don’t have much in common,” he added.

“I would like to continue my other professional endeavors without being embroiled in these negative narratives that run counter to India’s core interests. I firmly believe that in time these will be discarded in the dustbin of history,” he concluded.