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AK Antony's son Anil quits Congress day after embarrassing party over BBC Documentary row

"... Coterie around the leadership are only keen to work with a bunch of sychophants and 'chamchas', who would be unquestionably be at your beck and call. This has become the lone criterion of merit," Anil said in the redacted resignation letter he shared on Twitter.

AK Antony's son Anil quits Congress day after embarrassing party over BBC Documentary row
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First Published Jan 25, 2023, 9:53 AM IST

A day after his post supporting the Narendra Modi government's stand on the BBC documentary embarrassed the Congress party, former UPA-era Defence Minister AK Antony's son Anil K Antony has resigned from the party.

In a post on Twitter, Anil said, "Intolerant calls to retract a tweet by those fighting for free speech.I refused. Facebook wall of hate/abuses by ones supporting a trek to promote love! Hypocrisy, thy name is! Life goes on."

"... Coterie around the leadership are only keen to work with a bunch of sycophants and 'chamchas', who would unquestionably be at your beck and call. This has become the lone criterion of merit," Anil said in the redacted resignation letter he shared on Twitter.

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