The ruling BJP in Uttarakhand appealed to ticket aspirants in the party on Tuesday to exercise restraint while issuing public statements.
"Irresponsible remarks made by ticket-seekers in public against party leaders might ruin their their own prospects of getting a ticket," he said.
The pradesh BJP president's note of caution follows party MLA from Khanpur Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion's recent remark in which he had described party MP from Haridwar Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who hails from Pauri district, as a "migratory bird".
Champion wants a party ticket for his wife Rani Devyani Singh from Haridwar on a plea that she is a local.
Though Bhatt did not name anyone, he said every party worker has the right to seek a ticket, but there should be no breach of party discipline.
Elections to the five Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttarakhand will be held in a single phase on April 11.
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