Is this a brave act for the Congressmen?? Two Congressmen hijacked an Indian Airlines plane to save the dynasty

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Is this the act of bravery for the congressmen – To hijack a plane for the release of a leader. Know the story of two Congressmen Bholanath Pandey and Devendra Pandey who hijacked an Indian Airlines plane for the release of Indira Gandhi. 

Bholanath Pandey and Devendra Pandey are two friends who in 1978 hijacked an Indian Airlines plane on a domestic flight. They demanded the release of opposition leaderIndira Gandhi (who had been arrested by Indian parliament) and the withdrawal of all the cases against her son Sanjay Gandhi. They carried only toy weapons. After keeping 132 passengers hostage for some hours, they surrendered in the presence of media.

The Indian National Congress party rewarded them with party tickets for 1980 state assembly election [1] Both won the election and became members of the legislative assembly of Uttar Pradesh. Bhola served as a Congress MLA from 1980 to 1985 and 1989 to 1991 from Doaba, Ballia also Devendra remained a member of the house for two terms.

Devendra served the party as a general secretary of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) until recently. He is now nurturing the Sultanpur constituency in the hope of a Congress ticket in the next elections. Bhola Pandey also became general secretary of Indian youth congress and secretary of Indian National Congress. He belongs to Ballia. Bhola Pandey unsuccessfully contested the 1991,1996, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Salempur as a Congress candidate.

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So, Congressmen played with the democracy to save their dynasty.

No media person shared this story. Because the act was done by Congressmen, not BJP. Imagine if any BJP leader has done the same. 

Source: The LotPot
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