"I had changed history in the Congress 10 years back when I went on to become the national spokesperson of that party from a district general secretary of Youth Congress. This was unheard of in the party before," she claimed.
On the day Congress’s former spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi joined the Shiv Sena, two days after alleging that “lumpen goons” were being given preference in the Congress over dedicated workers, The Indian Express spoke to leaders accused.
"I know that after leaving this press conference, I will be trolled and attacked on Twitter, questions will be raised. But I can say confidently that I have taken this step after much deliberation," Priyanka Chaturvedi said.
Priyanka Chaturvedi joined Indian Youth Congress in 2010 and soon became the general secretary of the youth wing from North-West Mumbai in 2012. Due to her intense social media presence, she was made the AICC Spokesperson in May 2013.
The UP Congress said the eight workers were reinstated “on the recommendation of Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia” after they expressed regret and promised not to repeat the act in the future.