Pushed And Suppressed: Khushbu Sundar Quits Congress, Set To Join BJP

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Popular actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar resigned from the Congress party on Monday. After her resignation letter was submitted, her name was dropped as AICC spokesperson with immediate effect. “After a long thorough thought process over a period of time, have decided to end my association with the party,” she wrote in a resignation letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

In the letter, Khushbu Sundar stressed that she was being “pushed and suppressed” in the party. She also added that “few elements seated at higher level within the party, people who’ve no connectivity with ground reality or public recognition are dictating terms.” Sundar joined Congress in 2014.

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Khushbu Sundar to join BJP

Reportedly, Khushbu Sundar, who is in Delhi right now, has confirmed that she is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today. Sundar’s home state Tamil Nadu is set for elections next year.

“I did not walk into the Party for any monetary gains, name or fame,” wrote the politician who is expected to meet BJP top leadership in Delhi today in the presence of Tamil Nadu unit president L Murugan.

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Sundar may have been dropping hints about the political switch on social media. She recently wrote on Twitter that change was inevitable. “Many see a change in me. Well as you age, you evolve n grow, learn n unlearn, perceptions change, likes n dislikes too, thoughts n ideas take a new shape, dreams are new, you understand the difference between like n love, between right n wrong. Change is inevitable. Happy eve.” she had tweeted on Saturday.

Khushbu Sundar is a well-known actor from the Southern film industry in India. Sundar began her political journey in 2010 when she joined Tamil Nadu’s Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party. In 2014 she went on to join the Congress Party.

Feature Image Credit: The Indian Express

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