A day after Anil Antony joined the BJP snapping all affiliation with the Congress, AK Antony’s youthful son Ajith on Friday mentioned his brother’s resolution was an “impulsive” one and the saffron occasion would throw him out like “curry leaves” after utilizing him quickly.
Speaking to reporters right here, Ajith Antony mentioned Anil Antony had not given the slightest trace to the household about his resolution, and it was a shock to all of them to see the information flash on channels concerning the growth on Thursday.
He additionally mentioned his father had change into so devastated after seeing Anil Antony settle for the BJP membership at their headquarters in New Delhi.
“Pappa (AK Antony) was seen sitting with utmost ache in a nook of the home. I’ve by no means ever seen him so weak like this in my life. He didn’t shed tears, that is all,” Ajith Antony mentioned.
He mentioned his brother would have his personal causes to affix the BJP and mentioned he used to obtain a number of abusive calls from unknown Congress occasion employees, which could have had damage him.
“I assumed he would steer clear of the (Congress) occasion out of anger, however I by no means ever thought that he would go to the BJP. The choice was a very sudden one, ” Anil’s youthful brother mentioned.
Terming Anil’s resolution to affix the BJP as “very impulsive,” Ajith Antony mentioned he believes that he’ll come again to the Congress occasion after rectifying his errors.
He might proceed to stay within the BJP if he feels that it’s good for his political future, Ajith Antony mentioned in response to a query.
“He in all probability would have gone, as he felt that it might be good for him. However, I’ll say many times that they (BJP) will throw him out like curry leaves,” he mentioned.
Citing the examples of leaders like Alphons Kannanthanam and Tom Vadakkan, who had joined the BJP a number of years in the past, Ajith Antony mentioned BJP would use everybody quickly and throw them out like used curry leaves.
Anil Antony had joined the BJP within the presence of Union ministers Piyush Goyal and V Muraleedharan in New Delhi on Thursday.
An emotionally charged AK Antony had later mentioned in Kerala that it was a “fallacious” resolution.
“I’m deeply pained by Anil’s resolution to affix the BJP. It was a fallacious resolution,” the previous Defence Minister had mentioned.
Anil Antony, who headed the Digital Media Cell of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, give up the Congress two months in the past, after criticising the occasion’s stand on the controversial documentary movie of the BBC on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and slammed the Congress management for working for a “single household” as an alternative of for the nation.
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