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Action against BJP state secy for 'leaking' med scam report

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The in has decided to take disciplinary action against its state secretary V V Rajesh for allegedly leaking an internal report connected with the Medical College scam.

Party sources said that Rajesh would be kept out of the duties and organisational responsibilities.

The action was initiated following a directive from the Central leadership, the sources, who did not wish to be named, said.

The state unit had come under a recently after an internal party commission report surfaced in the media, which stated that a party functionary had allegedly received Rs 5.60 crore for getting Medical Council of Inida clearance to a private medical college atnearby Varkala.

The party had expelled R S Vinod, convener of the party Co-operative cell, whose name was mentioned in the report.

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 00:13 IST