Haryana Assy polls: Selja expels 16 rebels from Cong

Haryana Assy polls: Selja expels 16 rebels from Cong

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Chandigarh, Oct 12 :Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee President Kumari Selja on Saturday expelled 16 leaders from the party for violating the provisions of party constitution and contesting the state Assembly election as rebels.

Those expelled from the party, included former MP Ranjit Singh, former minister Nirmal Singh, ex-Haryana Assembly Deputy Speaker Azad Mohd, former CPS Pt Zile Ram Sharma, Naresh Yadav, Naresh Selwal, Ram Niwas Ghodela and Rakesh Kamboj, all former legislators, Chitra Sarwara, Amandeep Kaur, Gaje Singh Kablana, Prem Malik, Anjna Balmiki, Mohit Dhanvantri, Ajay Ahlawat and Ravi Khatri.

Ms Selja said that these leaders have been removed from the primary membership of the party for six years, for opposing the Congress candidates and contesting the Assembly election as rebels.