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BJP MPs stage hunger strike

IANS  |  New Delhi 

All seven BJP MPs staged a hunger strike here on Thursday against the washout of the second part of Parliament's budget session due to continuous disruptions, which the party blamed it on the

Harsh Vardhan, who represents the Chandani Chowk constituency, East MP Maheish Girri, New MP Meenakshi Lekhi, West MP Pravesh Verma, North West MP Udit Raj, South MP and North East MP participated in the day-long strike that will conclude at 4 p.m.

would also visit and meet the fasting MPs and party workers.

BJP said that he will continue his "indefinite hunger strike" to protest against the continuous biased neglect of development work in North East by the Arvind Kejriwal government in

will fast while on a day-long visit to

BJP will observe a hunger strike in Hubli in poll-bound Karnataka, while party MPs will fast in their constituencies.

The BJP's fast comes days after led the party's day-long hunger strike at the Rajghat here on Monday over alleged increasing atrocities on Dalits, adivasis, and minorities.



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 12:26 IST