In a candid conversation with journalists in Indore, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh, expressed unwavering confidence in the Congress party’s prospects in the upcoming state assembly elections. Singh, who has been a constant presence on the electoral battleground, affirmed his role in leading Congress to victory.
Digvijay Singh: A Crucial Figure in Congress’s Ascent?
When questioned about his role in the forthcoming elections, Digvijay Singh stated that his position in the party has always been to rally support and secure the government’s reins. He emphasized that his mission has consistently been to help Congress win elections. According to Singh, the 2023 legislative elections in Madhya Pradesh will see Congress emerging victorious with a substantial majority.
The political atmosphere has been charged with anticipation as Digvijay Singh gears up to contest against BJP’s General Secretary, Kailash Vijayvargiya, in the Indore-1 assembly constituency. Vijayvargiya’s nomination has caused unease, especially due to the denial of a ticket to his son.
Hindu-Muslim Politics in Focus
Commenting on Prime Minister Modi’s recent statement, in which he urged Congress to clarify its stance on minority rights, Digvijay Singh criticized the BJP for shifting the narrative towards Hindu-Muslim politics. Singh argued that Modi and Mohan Bhagwat, the RSS chief, were now focusing on Muslim issues and even attempting to enter mosques.
Singh further criticized Modi for failing to address atrocities against minorities. He urged the Prime Minister to shift his attention to Manipur, where he claimed severe human rights violations were occurring, suggesting that this was merely a political ploy by the BJP.
BJP’s Alleged Diversionary Tactics
Taking a dig at the BJP, Singh accused them of using diversionary tactics. He pointed out that while the BJP was quick to discuss religious issues, they conveniently sidestepped the issue of unemployment. Singh also condemned the recent raid by the Enforcement Directorate at the residence of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh, calling it an attack on democracy.
As the election fervor intensifies in Madhya Pradesh, Digvijay Singh’s confidence in Congress’s victory remains unshaken. However, the battleground is heating up, with allegations and counter-allegations becoming commonplace. Only time will tell which party will secure the mandate of the people in the upcoming elections.