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Sharad Yadav's disqualification from RS illegal: Kejriwal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister Kejriwal today condemned the disqualification of JD(U) rebel leader Sharad Yadav from the as "illegal" and a "political vendetta".

The disqualification must be revoked, Kejriwal said.


"Disqualification of Sharad Yadav ji is completely illegal and unconstitutional. It is political vendetta. We strongly condemn it and demand that disqualification be revoked," Kejriwal tweeted.

Rebel JD(U) MPs Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar were disqualified from the on Monday night.

Chairman agreed to the JD (U)'s contention that the two senior leaders had "voluntarily given up" their membership by defying their partys directives and attending events of opposition parties.

The JD(U) had sought their disqualification on the grounds that they had attended a rally of opposition parties in in violation of its direction.

Yadav had joined hands with the opposition after JD(U) president and Chief Minister Nitish Kuamar dumped the Grand Alliance in and tied up with the BJP.

Yadav was elected to the House last year and his term was scheduled to end in 2022. Anwar's term was to expire early next year.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 14:05 IST
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