Priyaranjan Das Munshi, current Minister of Information and Broadcasting and President of West
Bengal State Unit of the Congress party is critically ill. This has
created a vacuum for the party since there is no accepted second leader who can
lead the party in his absence.
The quick political rise of Dasmunshi`s wife in
the party has antagonized other leaders.
The party will be facing a leadership
crisis unless Dasmunshi makes a miraculous comeback to lead the party in the
parliamentary elections, a few months away.
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