rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » News » Mamata embarrassed Dr Singh, Congress: Digvijay

Mamata embarrassed Dr Singh, Congress: Digvijay

Last updated on: June 24, 2012 12:21 IST

Mamata embarrassed Dr Singh, Congress: Digvijay

     Next

Next

Notwithstanding the snub from the party, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday said he stands by "every word" he has said about Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

"I stand by every word that I have said," Digvijay said when asked whether this meant that he sticks by his remarks dubbing Banerjee as "immature" and "erratic".

He replied in the negative when asked whether the Congress has reached the limit of tolerance with the TMC.

Click on NEXT for more...


Image: Congress leader Digvijay Singh


     Next

Mamata embarrassed Dr Singh, Congress: Digvijay

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

During an interview, Digvijay said that Banerjee's naming Mannmohan Singh as one of her choices for the President's post was "certainly an embarrassment for the prime minister....and to a great extent to the party."

Party in-charge for West Bengal Shakeel Ahmed declined to comment on the latest remarks of Digvijay Singh. "He is a senior leader. I do not want to comment," he said.

Earlier this week, the All India Congress Committee had snubbed Digvijay for his remarks against Banerjee, making it clear that he was "not officially authorised" to speak to the media.

Click on NEXT for more...


Image: Posters of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee


Prev     Next

Mamata embarrassed Dr Singh, Congress: Digvijay

Prev     Next
Prev

Next

"Digvijay Singh is not officially authorised to speak on behalf of the party," the AICC had said in a media release.

The AICC snub had followed a series of television interviews by Digvijay, in which he had suggested that the Congress will not go beyond a point to mollify Banerjee.

A day after the snub, Digvijay said he had not "crossed any boundaries" of party line.

"Which boundaries have I crossed and on which issues," he had asked.

Digvijay told PTI that he was in agreement with the party that he was not its spokesperson. Whatever he had said, he had said in his "personal capacity".

Click on NEXT for more...


Image: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh


Prev     Next

TOP photo features of the week

Prev     More

Click on MORE to see another set of PHOTO features...



Tags: PHOTO , MORE , TOP

Prev     More