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BJP leader accused of distributing liquor at party event

IANS  |  Lucknow 

In an embarrassment to the BJP, its member has accused another party leader, Naresh Agarwal, of distributing alcohol bottles in at a caste convention in in

Verma has written to seeking action against Agarwal.

Agarwal was a Rajya Sabha member but quit the party last year after being denied a ticket to the of Parliament. He then joined the

Verma has alleged that Agarwal got small liquor bottles put inside the that were distributed at a 'Pasi Sammelan' at the on Sunday.

Verma, the member from Sadar, has said the conduct of the former Samajwadi was in contravention with the ethos and policies of the

He has also demanded action the district officials who aided the event.



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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 15:04 IST