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BJP sacks Uttarakhand leader over sexual harassment charge: Sources

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun/New Delhi 

The BJP has decided to remove a Uttarakhand over allegations of by a former party worker, sources said.

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

Other sources said the leader has been removed from his position. An official announcement, however, is yet to be made.

Asked about the allegations against Uttarakhand 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. 23:05 IST