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Former BJP state spokesman Ramkishore Singh resigns

Singh had yesterday praised Nitish Kumar and came harsh on Narendra Modi.

Written by PTI | Patna |
July 31, 2013 3:09:01 pm

A day after being shunted from the post of spokesman for praising Nitish Kumar,a BJP leader Ramkishore Singh today resigned from the party charging Sushil Kumar Modi with having a “dictatorial” attitude.

Singh,former BJP MLC,who was removed by the state party president Mangal Pandey from spokesman post yesterday for publicly expressing doubt over leadership quality of Narendra Modi and praising Nitish Kumar,tendered his resignation to state chief today.

“I had asked party leadership to discuss the case by 11 AM today when no reply came I sent my resignation to Bihar party President Mangal Pandey,” Singh told reporters in the Assembly premises.

The former BJP state spokesman came hard on former Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi alleging him of behaving in a “dictatorial” manner with party leaders and workers. He alleged that Sushil Modi has respect for party veteran Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Adavni to score points in the eyes of BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi.

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Singh had yesterday praised Nitish Kumar and came harsh on Narendra Modi. “Narendra Modi is an ice made up of salty water of Gujarat who will melt before reaching Delhi (becoming Prime Minister),” he said. Singh also said the Gujarat model cannot be applied in the whole country.”Nitish Kumar was and still is ‘vikas purush’ who has capacity to take everybody togther…he is definitely a PM material,” the ex-BJP MLC said.

Asked if he was planning to join JD(U),Singh said he has not made up his mind so far. Singh had attracted wrath of the leadership for airing views against Narendra Modi and also uttering that at least 35 BJP MLAs had won in the last Assembly elections due to Nitish Kumar.

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First published on: 31-07-2013 at 03:09:01 pm
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