On the defensive amid allegations of minority appeasement, the Congress party on Friday distanced itself from Union Minister Salman Khurshids statement promising nine per cent reservation to Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, and party leader Digvijay Singhs remarks on Delhis Batla House encounter.- Why the Congress takes a U turn ?
First unleash some leaders to say something controversial. When out in the open, they gauge the reaction to such statements. Depending upon which way the reaction sways, they may or may not choose to issue a denial.
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It changes it colour as per the surroundings, because if the constitutional authority had remained silent, it would have harvested the votes and even if the EC charges him, the votes are there and the party can subsequently say, We have distanced ourselves. As a matter of fact, the EC should debar these two politicians from holding any posts public and party for next 5-10 years