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Scindia holds meeting to review reasons for Congress rout in western UP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Tuesday held a meeting here to review the reasons for the party's rout in western in the recent election.

The meeting was held to discuss the party's dismal performance in 10 UP parliamentary constituencies adjoining

Former MLA K.K. Sharma said he apprised of the reasons for the party's rout in

"I told him that people are accusing former in-charge of selling tickets," he said.

He said that despite being in-charge for the state for four terms, Azad had failed to lift the party's fortunes.

Sharma asked why Azad was campaigning in instead of focusing on

Azad was made in-charge of after was appointed the party's Madhya Pradesh Chief Ministeral candidate ahead of the state's Assembly election last year which the won.

He also alleged that the local party leadership was ignored as outsiders were preferred in selection of candidates.

was in-charge of 39 seats in western

The meeting was attended by several former MPs, former MLAs, sitting MLAs, district Congress chiefs and others.

A scuffle also broke out after the meeting between two Congress leaders from who had come to attend the meeting.

Congress's Ghaziabad district chief and were seen pushing each other while coming out of the meeting.

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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 18:46 IST
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