Congress chief, six-time MLA and jungle minister in Rajasthan cupboard Hemaram Choudhary on Thursday introduced his depart from electoral politics.
Choudhary on Thursday wrote a letter to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and appealed to him to offer a price tag to a tender chief in lieu of him.
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In his letter, Choudhary wrote, “I will remain indebted to the Congress Party and the Gandhi family throughout my life. The party has given me the opportunity to serve the public as a member of the legislative assembly six times. In addition, I had the chance to serve the entire state by becoming part of the state government’s cabinet, which was unimaginable for an ordinary worker like me at the beginning of my political career. During this time, I have contributed to strengthening the organization by holding other positions within the party. Whenever the party had to face difficult situations in the past years, I have always remained at the forefront of the struggle.
He added that he is at a stage where he will be unable to dedicate himself completely to active politics.
“However, I am now at a stage in life where I am unable to dedicate myself completely to active political life. I have always believed that just as the party entrusted me with significant responsibilities at a young age, I should provide an opportunity to the coming generation. I firmly believe that it is the moral responsibility of every senior leader to inspire young leaders, provide them with political space, and give them a chance to progress. If, despite this realization, I continue to contest elections, it would be a great injustice to the people of Rajasthan and the Congress Party”, he wrote.
Choudhary additionally conveyed his purpose to match as a candidate however as a Congress associate.
“Hence, I request you to ensure that a new Congress worker is given the opportunity from the Gudamalani assembly constituency. I am confident that not only Gudamalani but also the people of Rajasthan will provide the Congress party with the opportunity to serve again in the upcoming elections, and we will win with a significant majority”, he stated.
Choudhary had previous declined to match elections for the fourth past.
Prior to now, he had withdrawn from contesting elections in 2008, 2013, and 2018.