BJP MLA and Minister of State Anil Rajbhar was on Monday given an additional charge of departments headed by Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) Chief OP Rajbhar who was dismissed by Governor on the recommendation of Chief Minister's office earlier today.
BJP state Chief Mahendra Nath Pandey also endorsed the decision and said, "The decision (of OP Rajbhar's removal) has nothing to do with elections being over. OP Rajbhar had abused our party workers and he has said to beat them with shoes. BJP is a cadre-based party and we cannot tolerate such language."
On May 18, a First Information Report (FIR) was filed against Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar for allegedly abusing and threatening BJP workers at a public meeting on Friday in Ghazipur.
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