BJP Issues Defamation Notice To Former MLA

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Jammu: Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu & Kashmir issued defamation notice to Dr. Gagan Bhagat (Ex. MLA, R. S. Pura) for his defamatory remarks going against the personal public images of BJP State President Ravinder Raina (Ex-MLA) and BJP State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul. Another legal notice has been issued to Rajesh Kumar Parashar (R.O. Sunderbani) for his hoax allegations against the party President on social media site.

A legal notice has been issued by BJP State President Ravinder Raina and BJP State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul through their Advocate Parimoksh Seth to Dr. Gagan Bhagat for levelling unfounded, vexatious, malicious, abusive and defamatory remarks against Ravinder Raina and Ashok Kaul through interview given to Print & Electronic Channels and social media channels on December 12, 2018.

It is important to mention here that serious allegations were leveled against Dr. Gagan Bhagat of impropriety and immorality and the issue was referred to the “State Disciplinary Committee” of BJP which recommended action against Dr. Bhagat including expulsion from the party in case he did not meet the requirements within a period of 3 months.

However, instead of doing the needful, Dr. Bhagat indulged in anti-party activities and subsequently; BJP expelled Dr. Gagan Bhagat from the primary membership of party, BJP spokesman said Valley Media Service in a statement.

The defamatory and abusive language of Dr. Gagan Bhagat through interview has affected the reputation of Ravinder Raina and Ashok Kaul. Legal notice has been issued calling upon him to tender apology publically within a period of 1 week from the receipt of the notice failing which criminal and civil proceedings in the competent court of law will be initiated in the court of law against Dr. Gagan Bhagat.

Another legal notice has been issued by BJP State President Ravinder Raina through his Adv. Parimoksh Seth to Rajesh Kumar Parashar for leveling unfounded vexatious, malicious, abusive and defamatory remarks against Ravinder Raina on social media site (Facebook).

Through the legal notice, Rajesh Kumar Parashar has been called upon to tender apology publically within a period of 1 week from the receipt of the notice failing which criminal and civil proceedings in the competent court of law will be initiated in the court of law against him.(VMS)

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