Congress Likely To Get ‘These’ Two Young Leaders?

Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani both can be used in the Uttar Pradesh elections to woo young and lower caste voters as Congress will have to conduct the elections on its own.


Kanhiaya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani are the names that came into the limelight in 2016- 2017. As youth leaders they made an impression created their support base across India. Both of them are arch criticizers of the ruling central BJP government. Kanhaiya Kumar is known for his fiery speeches and Jignesh Mevani is known as a strong youth Dalit leader.
These two young political minds are made quite remarkable progress in their political career. At a young age, Jignesh Mevani became the MLA while Kanhaiya Kumar was stood for the Lok Sabha elections in2019 from Begusarai Bihar. Though he did not win the election his aura as a leader continues to remain in politics.
Amidst all the parties and its leaders preparing for the upcoming assembly elections in five states, current Communist Party of India leader Kanhaiya Kumar met Congress MP, Rahul Gandhi. This has sparked the speculation that the young leader is possible to join the Congress. If this happens it will a plus for congress as the party has observed several youth leaders leaving the party in the last few years.
There is also gossip amongst the political circles that Jignesh Mevani MLA from is also in contact with the Congress MP and likely to join the party. This too will help the congress to widen its base in Gujarat where soon elections are going to take place. However, this shall not result in the power tussle in Gujarat between Hardik Patel and Jignesh Mevani. The Congress leadership should be cautious about the same.
However, as of now the entry of these leaders in congress will the party to gain some amount of support in the elections and to make the party stronger which in the current scenario seems to be fragile and scattered. Kanhaiya and Jignesh both can be used in the Uttar Pradesh elections to woo young and lower caste voters as congress will have to conduct the elections on its own, SP and BSP have said they are not willing to form an alliance.