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Dushyant Chautala refuses to accept expulsion from INLD

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Expelled from the (INLD) earlier this month, MP said on Saturday that he has not received any expulsion order so far.

Refusing to accept his expulsion, Dushyant pointed out that neither has his expulsion order been issued officially by INLD nor has the party's met to decide the issue.

Dushyant, who is the Member of Parliament, and his younger brother, Digvijay Chautala, were expelled from the primary membership of the INLD on Nov 2 by their grandfather, O.P. Chautala, who is the of the INLD.

Dushyant was also removed from the post of of the

Claiming that he had learnt about his 'expulsion' only through the media, Dushyant said that only the INLD's national executive, or a committee headed by the party president, can take action against him.

The INLD, which is Haryana's main opposition party, could be heading for a split with the fight within the Chautala family coming out in the open in the past few days.

Both Dushyant and Dijvijay are sons of Chautala's elder son,

Ajay, who came out from on Monday on parole, told his supporters in that the next course of action would be decided in the coming days after he completes a tour of

Dushyant and Digvijay are great-grandsons of former

The action follows recent activities of both youth leaders and their supporters who were trying to project Dushyant as a chief ministerial face in Assembly elections in to be held around October next year.

"Both and have been accused of indiscipline, hooliganism and spreading disaffection within the party against the party leadership during the birthday celebrations of Chaudhary in Gohana on October 7," an INLD statement had said.

and his elder son, Ajay, were convicted in the JBT (junior basic teacher) recruitment scam in January 2013. Both were sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment by a CBI court in Both cannot contest elections due to the conviction.

The INLD has been managed by Chautala's younger son since then.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 20:24 IST
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