New Delhi | Senior Congress leader Mallikarju Kharge on Saturday said that sacrifices are necessary sometimes in order to save the constitution and democracy.
“To save the constitution and democracy, we have to sometimes make sacrifices. Some members are dissatisfied. The high command and their representatives will definitely talk to them about it.” Kharge told media while speaking about the controversy related to the portfolio allocation in Congress.
“They are also aware of the reason behind the decision, and they themselves say, ‘we will stay loyal to the party and have no plans of leaving it, but injustice has been done to us and it should be corrected’,” he added.
The leader of opposition in the Loksabha also stressed on the importance of maintaining unity among the party members ahead of the 2019 general election. Kharge said “The elections coming up in 2019 are very important, all of us have to stick together and work for it. I hope we will all progress in unity.”
Earlier after the being left out from the JDS-Congress coalition government cabinet in Karnataka, supporters of Congress leader Ramalinga Reddy staged protests outside Bengaluru’s Town Hall, demanding a ministerial berth for him in the state cabinet