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BJP issues notices to two party MLAs for engaging in verbal spat

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The ruling in on Monday served notices to two party MLAs for engaging in a verbal spat in public.

"It is a serious matter. Notices have been issued to the two MLAs asking them to explain their conduct," Pradesh said.

A verbal spat broke out recently between MLA from Khanpur Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion and the party's when the latter cast doubts over Champion's educational and credentials.

Champion, who claims to be a wrestler, challenged Karnawal to a wrestlingbout at a stadium in Roorkee after he learnt that Desraj had termed his educational degrees and achievements in the field of sportsas "fake".

However, when Champion arrived at the stadium for the bout, Karnawal did not show up. Champion said he wanted to show Karnawal what stuff he was made of.

He also said the Jhabreda MLA did not turn up as he was not strong enough evento bear a slap.

When the Jhabreda MLA was asked by reporters why he did not arrive at the stadium for the bout, he said it was the era of weapons and not

Karnawal also said Champion was talking about wrestling because he had "lost his mind".

"He should be taken to a mental asylum, " he said.

Bhatt said discipline is the party's biggest value which cannot be compromised.

If the two MLAs are found guilty of breach of discipline, suitable action will be taken against them, he said.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 14:40 IST