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BJP disciplinary panel head says suspension of Kirti Azad is ‘justified’

Azad had held a press conference, highlighting alleged corruption in the DDCA which Jaitley headed for 13 years until 2013.

Written by Ashwani Sharma | Shimla | Published: January 7, 2016 12:14 am
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BJP’s disciplinary committee chairman Ganeshi Lal, who was looking into allegations of indiscipline against suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad, said Wednesday that suspension of the Darbhanga MP was “justified” and added that he had recommended action against him. He, however, said the final call in the matter would be taken by the party’s Parliamentary board, which is meeting in the next few days.

“Azad can’t have the liberty to go on criticising the party publically. His suspension was justified and so were the disciplinary proceedings. I have gone through the showcause notice and his replies,” he said. Lal was here to oversee state BJP president Satpal Satti’s election as national observer. Asked if he has recommended Azad’s expulsion, he said: “In my report, I have suggested action as per the party’s constitution. Now, it’s up to the Parliamentary board to decide. I can’t comment more,” he added.

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“He can quit the party, resign from Lok Sabha and make whatever allegations he wishes to. Launching a tirade against party leaders while staying within the party is not acceptable,” he said.

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    Col S
    Jan 7, 2016 at 12:44 am
    BJP has lost DIRECTION and is a party with BLOATED heads. Can not think straight and take decision without of MIND. Corruption and Mr JAITLEY will DESTROY it and HURT the country.
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      madan gupta
      Jan 7, 2016 at 1:02 am
      अपने दामाद शत्रु का भी कुछ करो.
      1. K
        Jan 7, 2016 at 1:52 am
        Kirti = Srini IPL or Choudhary, that Indira pulled the middle brick to fell Morarji Govt Pl?
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          Vijay Sharotri
          Jan 7, 2016 at 5:18 am
          Sham of inquiry. Its is Shah , Modi and Jaitely's verdict, and not of sane voices in BJP. Simple policy - keep quite about or misdeeds or get out . No personal views/opinion acceptable. Anti corruption, Jai Jawan and Jai Kisan 'rhetoric' a big farce. Jaitely himself should have ensured 'commission of Inquiry' against DDCA if he was Mr Clean. But, does public outrage and opinion matters ? Big No ! Big and disgraceful let down by BJP ! Kirti should not be defensive and ensure all skeletons tumble out of the cupboard. People are with you Kirti Azad.