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Jharkhand Minister's letter to Amit Shah embarrasses BJP

IANS  |  Ranchi 

A letter written by Food and to Shah has embarrassed the in the state.

Rai has reportedly written a letter to Shah saying, "I feel ashamed to remain a in the government. Please allow me to quit from the Minister's post."

The letter, written on Saturday, was leaked to the media on Monday. The BJP has taken the issue seriously.

"The party has taken the issue seriously. There is no tradition of getting such matters reflected through the media. The should have raised the issue on the party platform," BJP told reporters.

The BJP was unhappy as the letter was leaked to the media before it could reach the

Rai has not shared a good relationship with for some time now. Due to his differences with Das, Rai had given up the additional charge of last year.

Both the and Rai are legislators from While Das was elected from East, Rai won from the West constituency.

The has not reacted on the 'letter' issue yet.

BJP said, "had written to me in the past and I had apprised the Chief Minister regarding the issues raised by him."

Party sources said that action may be taken against the Minister after consulting national leaders. The party feels that Rai should have taken up the issue with the party leaders instead of leaking the letter to the media with elections round the corner.



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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 16:20 IST