Congress begins 2014 poll exercise, gets negative feedback on many sitting MPs
The initial survey reports may brew trouble for some sitting MPs, who have not been able to evoke a positive feedback on their performance and winning prospects during discreet enquires made by the observers from block and district presidents, frontal organisations like Mahila Congress, Sewa Dal and Youth Congress, besides senior leaders.
According to sources in the AICC, the feedback is not good for five out of the party’s eight MPs, including two youth MPs from Rahul’s team.
There seems to be anti-incumbency within the party rank and file against their own leaders like Santosh Chaudhary, who represents the Hoshiarpur reserved seat, and Mohinder Singh Kaypee, who represents Jalandhar. Reports on Fatehgarh Sahib MP Sukhdev Singh Libra are also not good. Anandpur Sahib MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and Sangrur MP Vijay Inder Singla are also not high on the popularity charts though being Rahul’s poster boys in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.
While Patiala MP and Union minister Preneet Kaur is still looking good, Gurdaspur MP Pratap Singh Bajwa is also seen as a winning bet. In case of Union minister Manish Tewari, his ascendency
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