Anil Quits Congress | AK Antony’s son resigns from all Congress posts, BBC documentary causes controversy

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A day after opposing a two-part BBC documentary on PM Modi, former Kerala Chief Minister AK Antony’s son Anil has resigned from all Congress posts. Anil Antony wrote on Twitter on Wednesday morning, “I have resigned from all my posts in the Congress.

A day after opposing a two-part BBC documentary on PM Modi, former Kerala Chief Minister AK Antony’s son Anil has resigned from all Congress posts. Anil Antony wrote on Twitter on Wednesday morning, “I have resigned from all my posts in the Congress. I was being pressured into intolerance to retract a tweet. That too from those who stand up for freedom of expression.” Let’s talk about. I refused”

Anil Antony further wrote, “Those who propagate love were using hate-abuse against me on Facebook. This is called hypocrisy. Life is like this.” In his resignation, Anil Antony said, “Whatever happened yesterday, I think after this, all the responsibilities in the Congress – the digital media of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) and the social media of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) and Time to leave Digital Communication Cell. Please accept this as my resignation.”

Anil thanked veteran Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for his support. In his resignation letter, Anil said, “I am sure that I have unique strengths of my own which would have enabled me to contribute to the party very effectively in many ways. However, by now I am well aware of that you, your allies, and the circle around the leadership are only willing to work with a bunch of sycophants and spoons who will unquestioningly be at your behest. It has become the sole criterion of merit. Sadly We don’t have much common ground.”

The BBC’s “India: The Modi Question” screening inspired protest marches by the BJP’s Yuva Morcha across Kerala. However, the BJP found support from unexpected quarters as former Kerala Chief Minister AK Antony’s son, Anil expressed his displeasure against the docu-series. Opposing the documentary, Anil K Antony on Tuesday said projecting the British broadcaster’s views on Indian institutions would “undermine” the country’s sovereignty. He wrote on Twitter, “Despite major differences with the BJP, I think the BBC, a state sponsored channel with a long history of prejudices and Jack Straw, the brain behind the Iraq War, have views on institutions.” A dangerous precedent, undermining our sovereignty.”