Arvinder Singh Lovely steps down as Delhi Congress chief amid Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: According to report, Lovely's resignation stems from his discontent over the party's decision not to field Rajkumar Chauhan as a candidate from North West Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Amidst the fervor of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Congress party has been dealt another blow with the resignation of Arvinder Singh Lovely from the position of Delhi Congress State President. This development comes hot on the heels of Rajkumar Chauhan, a former minister in the Sheela government, resigning from the party after being denied a ticket.

Reasons Behind the Resignation

According to reports, Lovely's resignation stems from his discontent over the party's decision not to field Rajkumar Chauhan as a candidate from North West Delhi. Lovely had been noticeably absent from the state office for several days prior to his resignation, reflecting his dissatisfaction with the party's internal affairs.

In a statement, Arvinder Singh Lovely expressed his disagreement with the party's alliance with a group that had levied baseless corruption allegations against the Congress. Despite his objections, the party proceeded with the alliance, prompting Lovely to take the decisive step of resigning from his position.

Rajkumar Chauhan's Departure

Rajkumar Chauhan, who had been vying for a ticket from the North West Delhi constituency, tendered his resignation from the Congress party recently. He cited the conduct of state in-charge Deepak Babariya as the primary reason for his departure. Chauhan had vocalized his aspirations for a ticket during a party meeting, leading to a confrontation with Babariya. Although a complaint was lodged against him within the party, Chauhan chose to resign before any action could be taken by the high command.

Implications for Congress

The successive resignations of Arvinder Singh Lovely and Rajkumar Chauhan underscore the internal rifts and discontent brewing within the Delhi unit of the Congress party. With the Lok Sabha elections looming large, these developments pose significant challenges for the party as it strives to present a united front and rally support in the national capital.