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It is for the govt to decide: BJP leader Vijayvargiya on

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

BJP Thursday declined to make any direct comment on the demand for Union M J Akbar's resignation over charges of but said it is for the government to decide.

The said that he (Akbar) is part of the government and it is for the government to decide, he told reporters here when asked if should resign.

Vijayvargiya was in the city for BJP's office bearers' meeting here.

Various opposition parties including the has demanded the resignation of after some women journalists accused him of sexually harassing them during his role as of various outlets.

As the #MeToo campaign gathered momentum in India, some women journalists have come out and accused Akbar, a former and now the of state for external affairs, of sexually harassing them during his stint as a

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 17:05 IST
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