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Will file defamation suit against Patra if he doesn't apologise: Sandeep Dikshit

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

on Thursday threatened to file a defamation suit against for suggesting that he was sacked and then taken back by the grand old party.

Dikshit said he has asked his to send a notice to Patra saying if he does not apologise and retract his statement within 24 hours, he will be left with no option, but to file a defamation suit against the BJP

Patra, while commenting on the opposition party expelling youth Aljo K Joseph, said such "drama" has been witnessed before.

A "similar drama" had happened in the case of and Leaders are first removed and then brought back and given a promotion, Patra said during a press conference on Thursday.

Dikshit hit back at Patra, saying: "It is a clear lie. I was never suspended or expelled fropm the party."

The suspended Aiyar in December last year for his "neech" jibe against The suspension was revoked in August this year.

It has, however, never taken any disciplinary action against Dikshit and Patra did not specify what he was referring to.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 23:00 IST