BJP lead­ers face work­ers’ wrath

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Nation -

JAIPUR: The anger among the elec­torate against the BJP govern­ment in Ra­jasthan is com­ing out at var­i­ous pub­lic plat­forms, much to the dis­com­fi­ture of its lead­ers. Two BJP lead­ers, V Satish, na­tional gen­eral sec­re­tary, and Satish Poo­nia, co-con­venor of the party’s state elec­tion man­age­ment com­mit­tee, had to face the anger of work­ers against the dis­trict pres­i­dent in Barmer, lead­ing to a scuf­fle.

In Jaipur, the state BJP in-charge Av­inash Rai Khanna had to ask a leg­is­la­tor to shut up when he started speak­ing about in­fight­ing in the party. Khanna said he will sus­pend the MLA if he didn’t leave the meet­ing. In an­other such meet­ing in Jaipur, a worker talked about how party MPs did not cam­paign in con­stituen­cies that were not cov­ered by chief min­is­ter Va­sund­hara Raje’s re­cently-con­cluded Gau­rav Ya­tra.

In Kota, a worker stood up and started recit­ing a poem against de­mon­e­ti­za­tion and GST, upon which ju­nior Union agri­cul­ture min­is­ter Ga­jen­dra Singh Shekhawat asked him to sit down. As the par­ty­man re­fused, the meet­ing was called off. Ear­lier, sev­eral BJP lead­ers, in­clud­ing CM Raje, had to face the ire of BJP work­ers dur­ing dif­fer­ent pub­lic func­tions.

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