The CONGRESS on Tuesday expelled from the get together six MLAs who had cross-voted within the Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh.
These expelled for anti-party actions are Sanjay Pratap Jaiswal, Madhuri Verma, Vijay Dubey, Mohd Muslim, Dilnawaz Khan and Kazim Ali Khan. Muslim is the MLA from Tiloi, which is a part of Amethi parliamentary constituency of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
“All of the six MLAs have been expelled from the get together,” mentioned AICC basic secretary in-charge of organisation Janardhan Dwivedi. Of the six, three had voted for the BJP candidate and three for the BSP nominee. They gave first choice votes for the BSP and second choice for the Congress, mentioned AICC basic secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Congress candidate Kapil Sibal survived the cross-voting scare and managed to win the election.
Azad mentioned it was the BJP, which orchestrated the cross-voting in Uttar Pradesh. “The BJP had 41 MLAs and each candidate wanted 35 votes to win. With simply six surplus votes with them, the BJP selected to area a second candidate,” he mentioned.
“The central authorities and BJP made each effort to interrupt events and wean away 29 MLAs… I’ve seen many Rajya Sabha elections. Events do area candidates even once they have a shortfall of 4 or 5 votes after which they attempt to muster assist. However it’s for the primary time I’ve seen a political get together having fielded a candidate even when it’s in need of 29 MLAs with a hope that they are going to break different events,” Azad mentioned.
Azad mentioned in Haryana, one other stage of conspiracy was unveiled. “After what we now have seen in Haryana, we now have no religion left within the central authorities,” he mentioned.
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