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The re­cent buzz over Divya

Span­dana step­ping down as Congress so­cial me­dia head was be­ing at­trib­uted to Rahul Gandhi’s ire over her com­ments on Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi. Oth­ers said it was her tus­sle with Nikhil Alva, who man­ages Rahul Gandhi’s Twit­ter ac­count. The real rea­son, party sources say, had to do with Ra­jya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh’s fre­quent vis­its to 15, Gu­rud­wara Rak­ab­ganj Road. The so­cial me­dia team op­er­ates from this ad­dress. Ap­par­ently, Jairam’s in­ter­fer­ence saw Divya Span­dana threat­en­ing to quit. Un­til the next round then.

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