Days After Quitting Congress, Ex-Minister Baba Siddiqui Joins Ajit Pawar-Led NCP

New Delhi: Former Congress leader Baba Siddiqui on Saturday joined the Ajit Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party in the presence of Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar. Siddiqui was welcomed by Ajit Pawar and top NCP leaders, including working president Praful Patel and state president Sunil Tarkare. Siddiqui resigned from the grand old party on Feb 8, reported PTI.

After joining into the Nationalist. Congress Party (NCP), Baba Siddique remarked, "When you are not being listened to, you should move to the side…I have a lot to say, but someone should answer. I am sad but happy too. I am sad because I am not thick-skinned"reported news agency ANI.

#WATCH | After joining NCP, Baba Siddique says, "Now, it is done. Now why cry, when the bird goes to the field. It was done with dhol, not quietly. When you are not being listened to, you should move to the side…I have a lot to say, but someone should answer. I am sad but happy too.… https://t.co/iDmTXGbUtP pic.twitter.com/0ajRkY2AML

— ANI (@ANI) February 10, 2024

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Siddiqui’s Resignation From Congress

Earlier this week, Siddiqui took to social media platform the Congress, which lasted 48 years, was significant.

"I joined the Indian National Congress party as a young teenager and it has been a significant journey lasting 48 years. Today I resign from the primary membership of the Indian National Congress Party @INCIndia with immediate effect. There’s a lot I would have liked to express but as they say some things are better left unsaid. I thank everyone who has been a part of this journey," Baba Siddique said on"twitter-tweet">

I joined the Indian National Congress party as a young teenager and it has been a significant journey lasting 48 years. Today I resign from the primary membership of the Indian National Congress Party @INCIndia with immediate effect. There’sa lot I would have liked to express…

— Baba Siddique (@BabaSiddique) February 8, 2024