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Jamshedpur, Dec 9: Cracking whip on rebels, Jharkhand BJP president Laxman Giluwa expelled 11 party leaders from Jamshedpur including former minister and Independent candidate from Jamshedpur East Saryu Roy from the party for six years for anti-party activities during second-phase elections. Other leaders facing axe include Amarpreet Singh Kale, Barkunwar Gagrai, Mukul Mishra, Satish Singh, Ratan Mahato, Hareram Singh, Rajnikant Sinha, Aseem Pathak, Ramnarayan Sharma, Dhanurdhar Tripathy, Subodh Srivastava and Ramkrishna Dubey. Party has also ended the membership of Mahesh Singh, Dushyant Patel and Amit Yadav.
BJP general secretary Deepak Prakash issued the expulsion notices to the rebel leaders on the recommendation of Jamshedpur Mahanagar BJP. Giluwa directed Prakash to remove the said leaders for indulging in anti-party activities before and during the second phase elections which took place on 7th December last.
Party sources said copies of the expulsion notice were sent to Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Laxman Giluwa, Jamshedpur Mahanagar BJP president Dinesh Kumar and other senior party leaders.
Confirming the developments, Dinesh Kumar said, “Jamshedpur Mahanagar BJP had sent a report about the anti-party activities of several party members on the basis of complaints received from party workers during election. This is the first list. Very soon disciplinary action would be initiated against others too.”