Reports of Ambika Soni’s resignation sent a sudden shock amid the top party leaders across the nation. According to reports, Congress leader Ambika Soni had quit as the party’s general secretary in the states Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand due to her poor health conditions. The Rajya Sabha member from Punjab Ambika Soni is one of the strong pillars of the Congress party and this is one of the reasons why the reports of Ambika Soni’s resignation stirred the whole nation.
Double jolt to Congress party
Reports of Ambika Soni’s resignation came to a couple of minutes after former Gujarat party leader Shankersinh Vaghela declared that he had been suspended from his duties from the party. Ambika Soni is considered as a stalwart in the Congress party who carries with her more than more than 50 years of experience. The Congress party was being led by Indira Gandhi when Ambika Soni became one of the party members after joining the Congress party in 1969. It is notable that Ambika Soni has remained the chief of the All India Congress Committee as well as the head of All India Mahila Congress. According to news reports, Ambika Soni stated that she is ‘doing so’ because of her poor health.
Ambika Soni dismissed reports of her Resigning
After the news of Ambika Soni’s resignation started flooding the social media the Congress general secretary Ambika Soni told a news wire that she has not resigned from the party. In an interview, Ambika Soni told that there is no point of resigning from the party and that she had just asked the leadership to lessen her duties keeping in view her her poor health. Ambika Soni is the All India Congress Committee general secretary and is in charge of party affairs in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.
Ambika Soni is a seasoned politician
Congress party spokesperson declared that the news of Ambika Soni’s resignation was merely an insinuation planted by the party’s adversaries. Ambika Soni is considered one of the most seasoned, capable and experienced leaders of the Congress party and the party will always try to utilize her acumen coupled with her years of experience.
Source : The Economic Times