Pained at BJP’s decision to deny ticket to Jaswant: Sushma Swaraj

The Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha said there must have been some reason behind the decision.

Bhopal | Updated: March 22, 2014 9:43 pm

Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she was “pained” at the party’s decision to deny a Lok Sabha ticket for party veteran Jaswant Singh.

The BJP denied ticket to Jaswant from Barmer in Rajasthan on Friday which led to speculation that he might contest as an Independent.

“As far as the issue of Jaswant Singhji is concerned, it was a decision of the party. It was not a normal decision. “Such type of decisions (Asaadharan nirnay) are not taken without any reason,” Sushma told reporters here when asked about the Jaswant issue.

The Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha said there must have been some reason behind the decision. “There must be some reason because this as that ticket was not decided by the (BJP) Central Election Committee. “It was decided later. There must be some reason, but personally I am pained with this,” she said.

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    ehee
    Mar 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm
    Senior leaders should show loyalty and patience ......Fights should be sorted out internally....Mission 272 is main Goal right now .......
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    murty
    Mar 22, 2014 at 4:19 pm
    why he wants that place Which he never contested??Also he is the reason for Reje to loose/BJP to loose in earlier elections??? why now he wants from Rajastan???You also has become Modi opposition looks like?? All non RSS BJP caders are not happy with Mody it looks like????
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    sabari
    Mar 23, 2014 at 7:19 am
    these are the same fellows who would do anything just to tarnish the image of BJP pm nominee MR Modi.If you are pained raise the issue inside the party rather than just shouting that everything is wrong in the party.you were given a chance as opposition leader and we were not impressed by your performance.it was people like you who is real responsible for the growth of AAP.now time has come for BJP to move forward an accept new leadership.it is like in crickt earlier only metro wallahs could play crickt now time for small states to rule like dhoni the same manner BJP now goes to state politicians like Modi andd we are confident and sure that Moi will bring ve hanges to India
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    Sanjoy Satpathy
    Mar 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm
    Madam you are part of BJP,but speaking to media does not convey any thing.Every body in BJP thinks he or she is above the party.You might be having a different opinion about a particular person but opinion varies, why are you pulling down the legs of your own party members?
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    lookman
    Mar 23, 2014 at 11:24 pm
    SUSHAMA A BRAVE LADY, WE SUPPOSE WILL COME OUT IN THE OPEN and CONV FOR JASWANT IN BARMER and NOT CONTINUE TO BE A TROJAN HORSE IN THE NEW PARLIAMENT.
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