NEW DELHI: JD(U) Rajya Sabha member Ali Anwar Ansari, who was crucial of the party’s alliance with the BJP, was tonight suspended from its parliamentary social gathering for attending a meeting of opposition functions convened by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
Party spokesperson K C Tyagi also accused Gandhi of “exploiting” the dissidence in the JD(U), stating it is against “political decorum”. He also reported the Congress president was hoping to “interfere” in the JD(U)’s inside matters, he reported.
Requested if the JD(U) would consider disciplinary motion against Sharad Yadav, its most high-profile chief to have come out against social gathering chief and Bihar Main Minister Nitish Kumar’s final decision to ally with the BJP, he reported it would like him to convey his distinctions above the improvement at its nationwide government meeting in Patna on August 19.
He also built gentle of Yadav’s general public meetings in Bihar, stating he is addressing RJD employees and not of the JD(U).
Yadav, who is the party’s chief in the Rajya Sabha, is likely to portion techniques with JD(U). He had yesterday claimed that the real JD(U) is with him though Kumar heads ‘sarkari’ faction.
Ansari, Tyagi reported, had attended the meeting in spite of his social gathering severing its ties with the Congress-led UPA and joining hands with the BJP.
Leaders of 16 opposition functions, led by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, met listed here right now to deliberate on evolving an “choice narrative” to counter the BJP.
Ansari had criticised Kumar’s final decision to stroll out of the JD(U)-RJD-Congress Grand Alliance in Bihar and type authorities with the BJP.
He is a two-expression Rajya Sabha member and his tenure ends in April subsequent.
Ansari has reported he is opposed to the BJP’s social and financial policies, and is completely ready to encounter any punishment if the social gathering so decides.
Suspension from the JD(U) parliamentary social gathering suggests that he will be relegated to back again benches in the Rajya Sabha and will no longer be a member of distinct parliamentary committees. While it may possibly volume to tiny as his tenure comes to an conclusion during the subsequent finances session.