Son joined BJP, Congress leader AK Antony said - Anil's wrong decision, I am hurt

Anil Antony joins BJP: Anil Antony, son of former Union Defense Minister and veteran Congress leader AK Antony, joined BJP on Thursday. Anil Antony left Congress two months ago. Expressing grief over son Anil Antony joining BJP, father AK Antony termed it as a wrong decision.

Son joined BJP, Congress leader AK Antony said - Anil's wrong decision, I am hurt

The process of allegations and counter-allegations continues between Congress and the BJP. Meanwhile, Congress has suffered a major setback. Anil Antony, son of veteran Congress leader and former Defense Minister AK Antony, joined the BJP on Thursday. Former convenor of Kerala Congress social media team Anil Antony joined BJP in presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal, V Muraleedharan, and Kerala BJP President K Surendran in Delhi. Anil Antony resigned from the Congress party in January. Father AK Antony's reaction has come to the fore after son Anil Antony joined BJP. AK Antony said that - I am hurt by Anil's decision to join BJP. This is a wrong decision.

In the documentary film made on PM Modi and Gujarat riots, Anil Antony gave a different statement from the Congress party's line. After which Congress leaders opposed Anil Antony. Anil Antony had resigned from the party on this. After joining the BJP, Anil Antony said that as an Indian youth, I feel that it is his responsibility and duty to contribute to the Prime Minister's vision of nation-building and national integration.

Welcoming him, BJP leader and Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that Anil Antony has a multifaceted personality. I was very impressed when I saw the credentials of Anil Antony. His views are similar to those of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We are confident that he will continue to play a very active role and help increase the footprint of the BJP in South India.

Anil Antony's father AK Antony was the Union Defense Minister in the Congress government. Apart from this, AK Antony has also been the Chief Minister of Kerala. AK Antony's name is counted among the big Congress leaders. Anil Antony has been very close to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. He thanked Shashi Tharoor even in his resignation letter. He always stayed away from the mainstream politics of Congress, but always spoke on big issues.