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JD(U) suspends Ansari from parl party for attending oppn meet

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The JD(U) tonight suspended its member Ali Anwar Ansari from the parliamentary party for attending a meeting of opposition parties convened by chief

Party spokesperson K C Tyagi said Ansari has been suspended from the parliamentary party for attending the meeting of opposition parties despite the JD(U) severing its ties with the Congress-led


Leaders of 16 opposition parties, led by president Sonia Gandhi, here today to deliberate on evolving an "alternative narrative" to counter the

Tyagi also hit out at Gandhi for trying "encroach upon" the party by interfering in its internal matters.

Ansari had criticised JD(U) president and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's decision to walk out of the Grand Alliance in and form with the

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 20:48 IST
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