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Delhi BJP leader on hunger strike to protest Kamal Nath's nomination as CM

Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga started his hunger strike at Tilak Nagar in west Delhi where several families affected in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots live

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress President Rahul Gandhi flanked by Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia (L) and Kamal Nath pose for photos after a meeting, in New Delhi, Thursday | Photo: PTI
Congress President Rahul Gandhi flanked by Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia (L) and Kamal Nath pose for photos after a meeting, in New Delhi | Photo: PTI

A BJP Monday sat on an indefinite hunger strike against being nominated for the CM's post in Madhya Pradesh, alleging that the was involved in the riots.

Nath will be sworn in as of on Monday.

Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga started his hunger strike at Tilak Nagar in west where several families affected in the 1984 riots live.

Protesting the Congress's move in selecting Nath for the chief minister's post, he said, "I am sitting on an indefinite hunger strike against Rahul Gandhi's decision to nominate him as CM. He (Nath) is the same person who was involved in the riots against Sikhs in "

He said his hunger strike will continue till Nath is replaced by someone else as of

Several BJP leaders are supporting Bagga's protest.

BJP and Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta said the has "hurt" sentiments by appointing Nath as

First Published: Mon, December 17 2018. 12:30 IST
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