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Kamal Nath news LIVE: Former MP CM to not switch to BJP? Find out what Congress leaders said

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Will Kamal Nath join the BJP or will he not? The speculations remain rife amid his loyalist alleging that Nath was blamed for the Congress' poll debacle in Madhya Pradesh last year. He said the public wants Kamal Nath to joint he BJP.

Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath. (PTI) ((PTI))Premium
Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath. (PTI) ((PTI))

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders dismissed the reports senior Congress leader Kamal Nath joining the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with his son and Chhindwara MP Nakul Nath. They claimed that Kamal Nath has been part of the party since the days of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi and he can never leave Congress. Congress President Jitu Patwari even called him the third son of Indira Gandhi. Speculations were rife that Kamal Nath, along with his son Nakul Nath, will join the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha Election 2024.

19 Feb 2024, 07:13:06 AM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: How and why did speculations around Kamal Nath's switch to BJP surface?

Kamal Nath and his son, Nakul Nath who is Chhindwara MP arrived in Delhi on Saturday afternoon. Speculations about Kamal Nath's switch arose as Nakul Nath has dropped Congress from his bio on social media. Thus, a number of Madhya Pradesh MLAs loyal to Kamal Nath also arrived in Delhi on Sunday. This situation gave rise to speculations that the father-son duo was set to join the ruling BJP.

19 Feb 2024, 07:02:31 AM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: MP Congress chief dispels speculations, says ‘BJP misuses the media’

Madhya Pradesh Congress chief, Jitu Patwari on Sunday while dispelling speculations about Kamal Nath's possible switch to the BJP charged at the ruling party. He said, "The BJP misuses the media and questions the integrity of a person and this has come to light. I had a talk with Kamal Nath ji who told me that the reports floating in the media were part of a conspiracy. He told me that he was a Congressman and will remain in the Congress." 

19 Feb 2024, 06:45:56 AM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: After Ashok Chavan quit Congress to join BJP, Asaduddin Owaisi says, 'Kamal Nath may follow….'

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said, "Ashok Chavan quit Congress to join BJP. I heard Kamal Nath may follow suit. AIMIM was once called the B team of BJP. Now tell me, which is the real team of the RSS? Which is the real team of the BJP?" 

18 Feb 2024, 10:37:25 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: Kamal Nathji will have Congress's ideology until his last breath, says Jitu Patwari

Amid speculations about former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, along with his son Nakul Nath, joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), state Congress President Jitu Patwari dismissed them stating that Nath will have Congress's ideology until his last breath.

"The rumours that Kamal Nath is going to the BJP--this is an example of how media can be misused. This was a conspiracy made against Kamal Nath. I spoke to him, and he said that all these things are just rumours, and he is a Congress person and will continue to be a Congress person," Patwari told ANI.

"He will continue to have Congress ideology till his last breath. This are his own thoughts. He said this," he added.

18 Feb 2024, 09:37:08 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: Former MP CM to stay in Congress? Here's what leaders say

Madhya Pradesh Congress President Jitu Patwari said Kamal Nath told him that claims about him joining the BJP were just “rumours" and that he is a Congress person and will continue to be a Congress person. Tap to read what other leaders and Kamal Nath himself said

18 Feb 2024, 07:53:33 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: 'Dhuan wahin nikalta hai jahan aag hoti hai' — Sajjan Singh on 'BJP switch'

On why Kamal Nath visited Delhi amid buzz over him switiching to the BJP, his aide Sajjan Singh Verma said, “Dhuan wahin nikalta hai jahan aag hoti hai"

18 Feb 2024, 07:48:06 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: Kamal Nath focusing on caste equations on 29 Lok Sabha seats, says Sajjan Singh

After meeting former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath, Congress leader Sajjan Singh Verma says, "I had a discussion with him (Kamal Nath). He said that right now his focus is on how the caste equations will be on 29 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh. He said that he has not thought about anything like that (of leaving the party)..."

18 Feb 2024, 06:10:48 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: Don't think Congress bothered about losing senior leaders, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

Former J&K Chief Minister and DPAP Chairman Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "I am disappointed with the leadership of Congress, it is making senior leaders quit the party. I don't think Congress is bothered about losing their senior leaders."

18 Feb 2024, 05:29:16 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: Several MLAs loyal to Kamal Nath reach Delhi amid talk of switch to BJP

Around half a dozen Madhya Pradesh MLAs loyal to senior Congress leader Kamal Nath reached Delhi on Sunday amid speculation that he and his MP son Nakul Nath are set to join the ruling BJP, news agency PTI reported.

18 Feb 2024, 05:00:22 PM IST

Kamal Nath news LIVE: Nath's loyalist says better to go to BJP if...

Kamal Nath's loyalist Deepak Saxena said, "Only he (Kamal Nath) is being blamed...The public wants Kamal Nath should go to the BJP so that development works will be done in the Chhindwara... The way he (Kamal Nath) has been removed from his post, there is a group of 11 senior Congress members, we all discussed and decided that if we are neglected like this then it would be better to go to BJP and get the work done. I will also go..."

18 Feb 2024, 03:36:52 PM IST

Why is only Kamal Nath blamed for Congress' loss in 2023 MP elections, asks former minister

Former Madhya Pradesh minister Deepak Saxena said on Sunday, "Kamal Nath has been neglected since (2023 Assembly) elections. No one would have thought that Bhupesh Baghel would lose. We lost in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where we didn't think we would lose. But why is only Kamal Nath being blamed for it.

18 Feb 2024, 02:48:47 PM IST

Kamal Nath news: BJP leader says doors of BJP were never open for Kamal Nath

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga called Kamal Nath "the murderer of Sikhs and the one who burnt the Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji."

18 Feb 2024, 02:33:15 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘I am constantly in touch with Kamal Nath,’ says Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said, "...I am constantly in touch with Kamal Nath, the Congress leadership is having discussions with him. A person like him, who started with Congress, whom we all considered to be the third son of Indira Gandhi, has always supported Congress and has been a pillar of the Congress party. He was the cabinet minister in the Centre, State Congress Committee President and Chief Minister. He got all the posts. I don't think he will leave the party..."

18 Feb 2024, 01:57:52 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘We have heard that…’, says Congress MP Rajeev Shukla

On former MP CM and Congress leader Kamal Nath, party MP Rajeev Shukla says "We have heard that there is nothing like that..."

18 Feb 2024, 01:21:43 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: What Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said?

On being asked if Kamal Nath will join BJP, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh says "...I am constantly in touch with Kamal Nath, the Congress leadership is having discussions with him. A person like him, who started with Congress, whom we all considered to be the third son of Indira Gandhi, has always supported Congress and has been a pillar of the Congress party. He was the cabinet minister in the Centre, State Congress Committee President and Chief Minister. He got all the posts. I don't think he will leave the party..."

18 Feb 2024, 01:00:51 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘I’ll inform you all', says Congress veteran leader

On being asked if he is joining the BJP, former Madhya Pradesh CM and Congress leader Kamal Nath says "I said yesterday that if there is something like that, I will inform you all. I did not talk to anyone..."

18 Feb 2024, 12:50:32 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘India has become BJP mukt Bharat,’ says former Congress leader Sanjay Jha

The political landscape of Madhya Pradesh is undergoing some serious churning as senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Kamal Nath is expected to join the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). The MP Congress has decided to stay optimistic and dismissed all such possibilities, but Kamal Nath is already in Delhi and will likely have a meeting with BJP's leadership. Amid suspense, former Congress leader Sanjay Jha took a jibe at BJP for inducting a number of Congress leaders and said ‘India has become BJP mukt Bharat.’

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18 Feb 2024, 12:25:19 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: 'If there's any such thing, will inform you first', Congress veteran to media on talk of switch to BJP

Amid speculation that he could cross over to the BJP, senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath arrived in the national capital Saturday afternoon and said if there would be any such thing, he would inform the media first.

In his brief interaction with reporters, he asked them not to get excited.

Asked if he is joining the BJP, Nath said, "If there would be any such thing, I would inform you first."

When a reporter asked if he was not denying a possible switch, Nath said, "It is not about denying, you are saying this, you people are getting excited. I am not getting excited, this side or that side, but if there would be any such thing, I would inform you first."

18 Feb 2024, 12:04:04 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Speculation rife over Congress' Kamal Nath, son joining BJP

Political circles were abuzz on Saturday amid speculation that former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath may join the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).

The development comes amidst Kamal Nath along with his son Nakul Nath, who is Chhindwara MP reached Delhi on Saturday.

The speculations turned rife after a post shared by former Congress leader and BJP state spokesperson Narendra Saluja showed a picture of Kamal Nath with Nakul Nath captioned as 'Jai Shree Ram'.

18 Feb 2024, 11:37:32 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘I have seen his working style closely’, says MP Congress leader PC Sharma

On former MP CM and Congress leader Kamal Nath, Madhya Pradesh Congress leader PC Sharma says, "I have seen Kamal Nath's working style very closely, it is not possible that he will leave Congress and join the BJP... It's all media speculation and he has also said that there is nothing like that. As far as I know, Sonia Ji, Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge are continuously talking to him (Kamal Nath). I don't see any merit in these speculations."

18 Feb 2024, 11:11:37 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: From 'Indira's Third Son' to BJP ally? Kamal Nath's reported defection sends shockwaves through Congress

In January, Congress party spokesperson Alok Sharma said, during an interaction with a TV channel, that he wonders if Kamal Nath aligned with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh assembly polls. Sharma's 'derogatory remarks' against the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister earned him a show cause notice from the party.

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18 Feb 2024, 10:42:48 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Why Kamal Nath unhappy with Congress? 

Kamal Nath, the sitting MLA from the Chhindwara seat, was removed as MP Congress chief in the wake of the Congress' crushing defeat at the hands of BJP in the last Assembly elections.

He is said to be disgruntled over not getting a Rajya Sabha berth and also Rahul Gandhi has been opposed to him since the party lost the assembly polls late last year.

18 Feb 2024, 10:21:27 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘People from our Shiv Sena…’, says Sanjay Raut

On former MP CM and Congress leader Kamal Nath, Shiv Sena UBT leader Sanjay Raut says, "People from our Shiv Sena and NCP's Ajit Pawar also left, what happened? These are disloyal and cowardly people who left due to fear of ED. People say things like Congress couldn't have lost the MP election but people like Kamal Nath sabotaged the election. But I don't think he'll leave Congress... Whoever wants can leave, it's not cowards and corrupt people who form a party but party workers... If someone wants to leave any party so that his son can win the election, can leave..."

18 Feb 2024, 10:06:24 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Kamal Nath posts message on Congress' ideology amidst reports of switching to BJP

"The ideology of Congress is the ideology of truth, religion and justice. There is equal place and respect in the ideology of Congress for all religions, castes, regions, languages and ideas of the country. In the 138-year history of the Congress Party, most of the time has been spent in struggle and service. In the freedom struggle movement, there was a competition among the Congress leaders to serve the country in the struggle against dictatorship. Nation building is the only aim of Congress after independence."

18 Feb 2024, 09:46:45 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: "I have never thought of it," says Congress' Kamal Nath on filing nomination for Rajya Sabha

Amid speculation for filing nomination for the Rajya Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister of the state Kamal Nath has clarified that he has never thought about it.

On Tuesday, when Nath questioned whether he too will file a nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections, he said, "I have never thought of it."

18 Feb 2024, 09:32:11 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Amid Kamal Nath's BJP switch speculation, his son Nakul Nath drops Cong from social media bio

Amid speculation that Congress veteran Kamal Nath may join BJP, his MP son Nakul Nath has dropped Congress from his bio on social media.

Nakul's move has added fuel to rumours swirling for the last few days that he, along with his father, are defecting to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

The bio of Nakul Kamal Nath on X now identifies him only as a Member of Parliament, Chhindwara (MP).

18 Feb 2024, 09:12:47 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: What Jairam Ramesh says? 

On former MP CM and Congress leader Kamal Nath, Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications, Jairam Ramesh says, "...'Main sirf Kashi Vishwanath ki baat karta hoon, Kamal Nath ki nahi'..."

18 Feb 2024, 09:02:02 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘There are people in Congress who are upset’, Madhya Pradesh BJP Chief VD Sharma's indirect dig at Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh BJP president VD Sharma took an indirect jibe at senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday.

Sharma claimed that several leaders were upset with the grand old party rejecting the invitation for the 'Pran Pratishtha' ceremony of Ram Lalla in Ayodhya.

18 Feb 2024, 08:45:41 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Delhi visit to BJP's 'Jai Shree Ram' post, speculation rife over Congress' Kamal Nath, son joining BJP

Political circles were abuzz on Saturday amid speculation that former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath may join the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).

The development comes amidst Kamal Nath along with his son Nakul Nath, who is Chhindwara MP reached Delhi on Saturday.

The speculations turned rife after a post shared by former Congress leader and BJP state spokesperson Narendra Saluja showed a picture of Kamal Nath with Nakul Nath captioned as 'Jai Shree Ram'.

18 Feb 2024, 08:31:11 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: 'He stood with the party, won't leave it', Congress' Digvijaya Singh

"Kamal Nath is in Chhindwara...I had a conversation with Kamal Nath last night. He is in Chhindwara. The person who started his political career with the Nehru-Gandhi family and he stood together when the entire Janata Party and the then central government were sending Indira Gandhi to jail. How can you expect that person (Kamal Nath) to leave Sonia Gandhi and Indira Gandhi's families. You should not expect it," Digvijaya Singh told reporters.

18 Feb 2024, 08:15:38 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: "Baseless," says MP Congress chief Jitu Patwari on speculation of Kamal Nath joining BJP

Addressing a press conference in Bhopal, Patwari said, "For the first time when Kamal Nath fought elections, then Indira Gandhi said that Kamal Nath is her third son...in the 45 years of political journey of Kamal Nath, in both our good times and bad times, he has been working with the party. For the last seven years, he is the Madhya Pradesh Congress chief. I still remember when Scindia toppled the Congress government in MP, all the Congress workers stood with Kamal Nath's leadership and ideology."

18 Feb 2024, 07:56:16 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Kamal Nath, son Nakul to join BJP? Change in social media bio, BJP leader's tweet spark rumours

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's son Nakul Nath reportedly dropped "Congress" from his bio on social media platforms. Nakul Nath's move to change his bio on X fueled speculation of him and his father joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) soon.

18 Feb 2024, 07:39:20 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: 'Will inform you if there is something': Kamal Nath amid speculation over joining BJP | Watch video

Amid speculations around former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath joining Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with his son Nakul Nath, the veteran Congress leader has asked the media to not get excited and said he will inform he something like that happens. The remarks came amid strong claims by sources that the father-son duo may soon join BJP.

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18 Feb 2024, 07:22:30 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: ‘Most greedy leaders’, says Congress' BK Hariprasad amid reports of Kamal Nath's switch to BJP

Amid speculations around senior Congress leader Kamal Nath joining the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) with his son and Chhindwara MP Nakul Nath, Congress leader BK Hariprasad alleged that Kamal Nath is a greedy politician.

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18 Feb 2024, 07:07:58 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Kamal Nath 'unhappy' with Congress, feels party now being run by likes of…, says report

Kamal Nath, a Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, has not resigned from the party yet. However, Nath is "unhappy with what is happening" in the party and feels that it isn't the same organisation that he had joined over four decades ago, sources told NDTV on Saturday. The comments came amid speculation about the former Madhya Pradesh Congress chief ditching the Congress and switching to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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18 Feb 2024, 06:51:00 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Why Kamal Nath may be 'unhappy' with Congress? 5 possible reasons

Will Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Kamal Nath switch to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha Election 2024? Amid speculations, several reports claimed that the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister could be upset with the Congress leadership. NDTV quoted sources as saying on Saturday that "Kamal Nath has conveyed his unhappiness to the Congress leadership".

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18 Feb 2024, 06:34:40 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Congress veteran Kamal Nath reaches Delhi amid speculation of switching to BJP

The arrival of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and his MP son Nakul Nath at Delhi airport on Saturday has fuelled speculation that the veteran Congress leader could switch sides to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Earlier, a post of a former Congress leader and BJP state spokesperson Narendra Saluja on X ahead of Nath's arrival in Delhi has given wings to the speculation.

Saluja on Saturday posted a picture of Kamal Nath with Nakul Nath and captioned it 'Jai Shree Ram'.

18 Feb 2024, 06:17:43 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Can "third son" of Indira Gandhi ever leave party? MP Cong chief on Kamal Nath's BJP switch talk

Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Jitu Patwari on Saturday recalled how former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had described Kamal Nath as her "third son" as he dismissed the speculation that the party veteran may jump the ship to join the BJP.

Nath's colleague in the party and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh also rubbished the rumours and dubbed them a "media creation".

"These talks about Kamal Nath are baseless. Indiraji had introduced Nath as her third son while addressing a public meeting (in Chhindwara) when he fought elections for the first time in 1980," Patwari told reporters here.

18 Feb 2024, 06:04:10 AM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Amid Kamal Nath's BJP switch speculation, his son Nakul Nath drops Cong from social media bio

Amid speculation that Congress veteran Kamal Nath may join BJP, his MP son Nakul Nath has dropped Congress from his bio on social media.

Nakul's move has added fuel to rumours swirling for the last few days that he, along with his father, are defecting to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

The bio of Nakul Kamal Nath on X now identifies him only as a Member of Parliament, Chhindwara (MP).

17 Feb 2024, 10:42:17 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Why Kamal Nath is likely to leave Congress?

As per reports, Kamal Nath had established communication with leaders from the BJP subsequent to being held responsible by the Congress high command for the party's poor performance in the Madhya Pradesh elections. Additionally, he faced removal from the position of Madhya Pradesh Congress president and was not appointed as the leader of opposition in the state assembly.

17 Feb 2024, 10:05:53 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Recent setbacks for Congress

In case Kamal Nath switches to the BJP, he will join a number of big Congress leaders to go with the saffron party in recent days. Just days ago, Congress received a fresh jolt in Maharashtra where former CM Ashok Chavan joined the BJP in Mumbai and got himself in the race to the Upper House of Parliament.

Earlier this month, prominent Muslim leader Baba Siddique left the grand old party to join the Ajit Pawar faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). In January, Congress lost its face in Mumbai as senior leader Milind Deora decided to join the Eknath Shinde faction of Shiv Sena.

The back-to-back setbacks for Congress come at a time when the party is struggling to lead the Opposition INDIA bloc.

17 Feb 2024, 09:19:52 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Leaders leaving Congress for greed of power, says BK Hariprasad

...I can't say on Kamal Nath, but some leaders looking for a greener posture, they are leaving the Congress party. That doesn't make any change. Millions of workers are strongly behind the Congress party... Well, they (Kamal Nath) are the most greedy leaders, they are leaving the party for the greed of power..." Congress leader BK Hariprasad said. 

17 Feb 2024, 09:03:15 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: 5 reasons why Kamal Nath is unhappy with Congress 

Will Congress leader Kamal Nath switch to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha Election 2024? Amid speculations, several reports claimed that the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister could be upset with the Congress leadership. NDTV quoted sources as saying on Saturday that "Kamal Nath has conveyed his unhappiness to the Congress leadership". Read More

17 Feb 2024, 08:48:12 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Kamal Nath stood with Congress through thick and thin

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has been very close to the Gandhi family. He was a close aide of Sanjay Gandhi, once seen as a successor of Indira Gandhi, before his untimely death in 1980. Kamal Nath was amongst the closest one to Indira Gandhi in moment of grief and stayed with the Gandhi family even during the phases of rebellions.

The reports of Kamal Nath joining BJP may come as the big surprise to Rahul Gandhi, who is currently on a nationwide Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, and chose him over his close friend Jyotiraditya Scindia as the Madhya Pradesh CM in 2018.

17 Feb 2024, 08:36:50 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: MP BJP President VD Sharma on Kamal Nath and Nakul Nath joining BJP

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be more than interested in welcoming Kamal Nath in their party. State BJP President VD Sharma said that everyone who is ready to follow the ideals of the party and work under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are welcome to join the party.

"In today's scenario, we have opened the doors because, in Congress, there are people who did not agree with the boycott of the consecration ceremony of Lord Rama by their party leaders. Lord Rama is in the mind and heart of India. But Congress has humiliated that sentiment and those who feel this angst should be given an opportunity. If there is such pain in the heart of the person you are mentioning, then he is welcome to the BJP whether he is Kamal Nath or Nakul Nath," State BJP President VD Sharma said.

17 Feb 2024, 08:27:28 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Kamal Nath ‘unhappy’ with Congress leadership

According to a report, Kamal Nath conveyed his “unhappiness to the Congress leadership". "He feels that Rahul Gandhi is busy with the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra and the party is now being run by the likes of senior leaders Jairam Ramesh, KC Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala," sources told NDTV.

17 Feb 2024, 08:15:52 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Congress looks clueless

Interestingly, the Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress seems clueless about the intentions of Kamal Nath, who is expected to take a number of MLAs with him to the BJP. Earlier today, Kamal Nath's son Nakul Nath also removed Congress from his X bio.

"For the first time when Kamal Nath fought elections, then Indira Gandhi said that Kamal Nath is her third son...in the 45 years of political journey of Kamal Nath, in both our good times and bad times, he has been working with the party for the last 7 years as Madhya Pradesh Congress chief. I still remember when Scindia toppled the Congress govt in MP, all the Congress workers stood with Kamal Nath's leadership and ideology...the news that's speculating is baseless...can you imagine Indira Gandhi's third son leaving Congress? Can't think about something like that even in dreams..." MP Congress President Jitu Patwari said.

Another senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh thinks Kamal Nath is in Chhindwara and said the former CM is very close to the Gandhi family and cannot think about leaving Congress.

"...I had a conversation with Kamal Nath ji last night. He is in Chhindwara. He is the person who started his political career with the Nehru-Gandhi family...You cannot expect that person to leave Sonia Gandhi and Indira Gandhi's families..." Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said. Read More

17 Feb 2024, 08:05:40 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Recent setbacks for Congress 

In case Kamal Nath switches to the BJP, he will join a number of big Congress leaders to go with the saffron party in recent days. Just days ago, Congress received a fresh jolt in Maharashtra where former CM Ashok Chavan joined the BJP in Mumbai and got himself in the race to the Upper House of Parliament.

Earlier this month, prominent Muslim leader Baba Siddique left the grand old party to join the Ajit Pawar faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). In January, Congress lost its face in Mumbai as senior leader Milind Deora decided to join the Eknath Shinde faction of Shiv Sena.

The back-to-back setbacks for Congress come at a time when the party is struggling to lead the Opposition INDIA bloc.

17 Feb 2024, 07:55:06 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Security stepped up outside Kamal Nath's Delhi residence 

Kamal Nath LIVE News: The security is increased outside the Delhi residence of Kamal Nath amid reports that the former MP Chief Minister may join the BJP soon. Earlier today, Kamal Nath reached Delhi with his son Nakul Nath and may join BJP in couple of days. 

17 Feb 2024, 07:43:53 PM IST

Kamal Nath LIVE News: Why Kamal Nath is considering leaving Congress?

As per reports, Kamal Nath had established communication with leaders from the BJP subsequent to being held responsible by the Congress high command for the party's poor performance in the Madhya Pradesh elections. Additionally, he faced removal from the position of Madhya Pradesh Congress president and was not appointed as the leader of opposition in the state assembly.

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