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BJP looking into sexual harassment charge against Uttarakhand leader

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The BJP is looking into allegations that an leader sexually harassed a former party worker, its state unit said Sunday.

"The party leadership has taken cognisance of the entire issue and appropriate action will be taken as per the set procedure, state told

Asked about the allegations against BJP (organisation) Sanjay Kumar, the told reporters the party is aware of them and is looking into them.

The harassment took place six months ago, it is alleged. There has been no formal complaint, party leaders said.

"Whatever I know about the incident is through the newspapers. As the matter involves a it would not be proper for me to comment on it unless I hear from the leadership," Bhatt said.

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 19:55 IST