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JD(U) sacks Gujarat party secretary Arun Srivastava over anti-party activities

8 August, 2017 7:14 PM
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JD(U) sacks Gujarat party secretary Arun Srivastava over anti-party activities

In a significant development, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday sacked Gujarat General Secretary Arun Srivastava for alleged anti-party activities. 

Patna: In a significant development, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday sacked Gujarat General Secretary Arun Srivastava for alleged anti-party activities.

As per ANI, Srivastava was sacked from his post for writing to the Returning Officer of Gujarat Assembly appointing an election agent for the crucial Rajya Sabha election there.

The decision, confirmed by party leader KC Tyagi, came in the wake of a high-pitch battle that broke out between the BJP and Congress on Tuesday night over the Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat.

Janata Dal-United's sole assembly member Chhotubhai Vasava said he voted for the Congress because the BJP has been looting the state for the last 20 years and he was opposed to his party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joining hands with the BJP.

Sonia Gandhi`s political aide Ahmed Patel was facing a tough contest against all-out efforts by the saffron party to stymie his attempts at seeking a fifth term.

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Source: zeenews.india.com

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