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Chandigarh BJP unit president elections soon

Sources said the elections are likely to take place around November 25.

Written by Hina Rohatki | Chandigarh | Published: November 13, 2015 3:35 am

The Chandigarh BJP unit can soon see the elections of the BJP president with the election incharge sending a report to the Centre stating that they are ‘ready to go to the polls’.

“Usually when organisational elections are held even for 50 per cent posts, a state is ready to go to the polls for the president. I have mentioned in my report that this is for the first time that elections of 100 percent posts of district presidents was conducted while 90 per cent mandal posts have also been filled,” said district election incharge Prem Kaushik.

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He added, “We have made 300 booth samitis, 27 out of 33 mandal posts are filled and all the district presidents have been elected. So we have asked for a date when the elections can be got conducted here.”

Sources said the elections are likely to take place around November 25.

Shakti Devshali, Devi Singh, Brij Singh Jaswal, Hukum Chand and Ravi Kant are the five district presidents, all from Tandon’s group. Senior leader Harmohan Dhawan has been alleging that the elections were held in an improper manner. An audio was also released by them in which Kaushik had told former cell convener Dalip Sharma that elections were held wrongly and he was under Tandon’s pressure.

A committee was constituted, but it gave a clean chit to president Sanjay Tandon.

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