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Questions about toll fee irks UP State BJP President Mahendra Nath Pandey

ANI  |  Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

The questions by the media over the issue of toll fee irked the Bharatiya Janata Party's unit President Nath Pandey.

He was talking to media after garlanding the statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay at Deendyal Dham.

Pandey is a MP from Chandauli constituency. He has replaced Keshav Prasad Maurya as UP chief who guided the party to victory in the elections.

When the media asked him that he is the State President and so why did he not pay any toll while crossing the toll plaza when his convoy was coming from Firozabad, to which he reverted "Any other question?"

He further stated, "I am the member of the and I am toll free, any other question?"

And to which the media said that he is a Parliamentarian but the people who were travelling in his convoy are not Members of the Parliament, Pandey angrily replied, "I am present at the Deendayal Dham; is there any other question, then ask?"

When the media further sought answer to this question only, then he said, "If you have any other question, then ask."

Earlier in August, Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was caught in the camera passing the toll plaza without paying the toll with a convoy of 175 cars in Barabanki district of

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First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 08:57 IST