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Don't deserve the way I was insulted: Bihar Congress chief Ashok Choudhary

Congress party leaders were unhappy with him for dwindling prospects in the state

ANI  |  Patna 

Ashok Choudhary, Bihar Congress, Chief, Congress
Ashok Choudhary. Photo: Twitter (@ANI)

Ashok Choudhary, who has been ousted from the post of the Congress president yesterday, said that the was "insulting".

"I welcome the decision of the party but I don't deserve the way I was insulted and expelled from the party. I don't want to leave the party but don't have a choice," he told ANI on Wednesday.

Congress President on Tuesday relieved from his post as PCC chief with immediate effect.

According to the sources, the leaders of the party were unhappy with Ashok for dwindling prospects in the state and discontent among party cadres.

Earlier in September, a faction of the Congress, led by state president Ashok, gave a miss to the anti-BJP rally in Bihar.

He also did not go to Delhi on being summoned by party vice-president for a meeting to discuss the crisis in Bihar after the collapse of the Grand Alliance.

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First Published: Wed, September 27 2017. 11:25 IST