“Since she could not muster the courage to face either the Parliament or the Election Commission, she sought to draw the curtains on the misdeeds of the UPA government and divert public attention.”
-BJP President Rajnath Singh
“The course of action adopted by the government was so outrageous that our immediate response was also very firm and this firm response led to the sequence of events.
-Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani
“It is a desperate attempt to save her face after being caught red-handed trying to subvert the Constitution and Parliament. It is the confession of a culprit. Politics of revenge has recoiled back and she has become a victim of her own conspiracy. This grand standing will not help.
-BJP General Secretary Arun Jaitley
“The hunter has become hunted. The person who fired the arrow has become its prey.
-UP Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav
“It is a victory of democracy. It would have been more graceful had she resigned prior to the unethical decision to adjourn the Parliament sine die.
-TDP leader K. Yerran Naidu
“If Congress MPs want to prove they are ardent followers of Sonia Gandhi, they should resign and seek re-election to the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
-JD(U) Spokesman Shambhu Srivastwa
“She tried to make a virtue of necessity by resigning her posts. She was caught red-handed in holding an office of profit while she was busy targeting Bachchan on the same disqualification.
-Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy
“There was no way for Sonia Gandhi other than resigning. Otherwise, she would have been disqualified.
-Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee
“Our MPs will not resign.
-CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat
“Her resignation is a natural fallout of the termination of Jaya Bachchan'sRajya Sabha membership. It is no renunciation as claimed by the Congress party.
– Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar