BJP Expels Former MLA Gagan Bhagat From Party

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Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expelled dissident leader and former MLA Gagan Bhagat for his “anti-party’ and ‘anti-Jammu’ activities.

“Taking note of the report of disciplinary committee of state BJP on issue of indiscipline and immorality of Gagan Bhagat former MLA, which was submitted to the party president of state unit on 19th July 2018 and in view of his continued anti-party and anti-Jammu activity, party’s state president Ravindra Raina expelled Gagan Bhagat from the party with immediate effect,” said Sunil Sethi, the party’s chief spokesperson and head of the disciplinary committee in a statement

Earlier Bhagat was suspended in August this year after he went against his own party by calling for defending Article 35A and Article 370.

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