When some leaders present at the event tried to tell Moily that he should not be so critical of the party workers, the senior leader hardened his stance saying,
In a statement, Moily alleged that the scheme is one of "exploiting the youth of this nation" and will "impinge" upon the professionalism, operational capabilities and combativeness of armed forces.
Moily said that several Congress leaders, including him, want Kishor to join the party and develop strategies instead of working merely as a political strategist outside the party.
Veerappa Moily bats for Prashant Kishor's induction in Congress; says Sonia Gandhi keen on involving poll strategist
Prashant Kishor, who has held several rounds of meetings with the top Congress leadership, is also learnt to have made suggestions on the upcoming assembly elections.
Former Union Minister M Veerappa Moily, who was earlier part of the G-23, told TNIE, “There cannot be a parallel Congress.
Moily, who was among the 23 leaders who had written to Sonia Gandhi for large-scale organisational reforms, distanced himself from the group (G-23).
The former Chief Minister and Union minister was speaking after the release of his autobiography ‘Nanna Bogaseya Aakasha’ (My handful of sky) at the Raveendra Kalakshetra here.
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and former union minister Veerappa Moily have tested positive for Covid-19.
Moily said that Rajiv Gandhi was a leader who had laid down his life for the nation and had single-handedly solved the problems faced by people in Assam, Tripura and Tamil Nadu.
It will also send a bad signal to global markets just as Raghuram Rajan's exit did," the former Union Minister told PTI here.
On whether he was confident that Governor Vajubhai Vala would invite the JD(S) to form the government, Moily said he was bound to do it.
Poll trends disappointing, need to rethink caste management: Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Karnataka defeat
The Congress should not have raised the Lingayat issue before the polls, Moily said, adding that the party had not managed caste equations well in its electoral strategy.
Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily rubbishes exit polls, says Congress will get majority in Karnataka
Moily claimed that earlier, the exit polls were conducted by experts and professionals, but these days, such exercises were "very much influenced by their (the TV channels') own particular affiliation
Days after a tweet row over the selection of candidates, senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily today said his son Harsha Moily will not contest the May 12 poll.
Harsha had re-tweeted his father’s tweet, which highlighted the alleged role of money power in ticket distribution in Congress party.
K Chandrashekhar Rao had recently said a non-Congress and non-BJP front should be formed in the country, and had called for a "qualitative change" in politics.
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee issues notice to Veerappa Moily’s son Harsha for controversial tweet
Harsha is seeking the Congress party ticket from Karkala Assembly segment. He is said be managing his father’s Twitter account from which the controversial tweet was put out.
Moily asserted that only a "confederation" of parties, led by his national outfit, can take on the BJP-led NDA effectively.
Moily on Wednesday said the Rafale aircraft deal inked with France was the "biggest scam" of the BJP-led NDA government.
The Congress has expressed its disappointment calling the development as a violation of the Constitution.