Salman Khurshid hits out at Prashant Kishor, says politics is no longer only approximately triumphing elections

Congress chief Salman Khurshid on Friday hit out at political strategist Prashant Kishor for his observation that opposition management should be determined “democratically”.

Taking to Twitter, Salman Khurshid said, “PK has a curious take on democracy. He uses divinity to impeach the democratic preference of Congress employees. This tells us that reproduction book wisdom approximately politics does now not thing human conduct. Politics isn’t always the simplest about prevailing elections. but how does trade realize?”

“Lesson for PK: Divinity is set religion. Democracy is about faith. other people can’t write the script for democratic choice. If the democratic choice is no longer understood, go back to school and begin afresh. perhaps differentiating faith and faith will answer BJP,” he brought.

In a veiled attack on former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor had on Thursday said the celebration’s management isn’t the “divine right of a person”.

“The concept and space that Congress represents are critical for a robust opposition. but Congress’s leadership isn’t always the divine right of a person specifically while the celebration has lost extra than 90% of elections within the final 10 years. allow opposition management to be determined democratically,” Prashant Kishor had stated in a tweet.

Prashant Kishor’s remark came after Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal leader Minister Mamata Banerjee stoked an issue together with her remark that “there’s no UPA now”. Prashant Kishor is likewise the political guide of Mamata Banerjee.

Mamata Banerjee’s statement become criticized by way of many Congress leaders, who accused her of helping the BJP via developing fissures in the opposition harmony.

Mamata Banerjee, who pulled out her birthday celebration of the Congress-led United revolutionary Alliance (UPA) in 2012, has been on a diffusion marketing campaign to undertake the TMC as an alternative to the Congress on the countrywide level.