Twitter in a tizzy as Scindia quits Congress


Disgruntled Congress leader and close confidant of Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia, resigned from the Congress on Tuesday morning, minutes after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi, sending shockwaves through the nation’s political arena.

Scindia, in his resignation letter addressed to Congress presdient Sonia Gandhi, said: "...this is a path that has been drawing itself out over the last year. While my aim and purpose remain the same as it has always been from the very beginning, to serve the people of my state and country, I believe I am unable to do this anymore within this party," he wrote. 

No sooner did he quit the Grand Old Party, than the Congress ‘expelled’ him from the party for ‘anti-party activities’.

The developments however sent Twitterverse into a tizzy, with some funny and some not-so-charitable tweets commenting on the high-profile exit. Here are a few: