Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the moment expelled Haryana Congress MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi from all get together positions together with the put up of a particular invitee to the Congress Working Committee with quick impact. Haryana Congress sources had earlier indicated that motion was sought in opposition to Adampur MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi for cross-voting within the Rajya Sabha polls.
Mr Bishnoi hit headlines proper earlier than the June 10 polls to the higher home for his cryptic tweets within the run-up to the elections to 2 Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana.
Congress nominee Ajay Maken, who many assumed was positive to win, did not safe a Rajya Sabha seat after Mr Bishnoi cross-voted and the vote of one other MLA was declared invalid.
In accordance with the Congress, Mr Bishnoi, as an alternative of voting for the get together candidate Mr Maken, cross-voted for Kartikeya Sharma, who had entered the competition as an Impartial candidate supported by the BJP and its ally Jannayak Janata Celebration.
“The Congress president has expelled Kuldeep Bishnoi from all his current get together positions, together with the put up of particular invitee of the Congress Working Committee, with quick impact,” a press release from AICC basic secretary KC Venugopal stated.
Mr Bishnoi had not attended any of the get together conferences of its legislators and had stated that he has voted as per his conscience.
In a cryptic tweet in Hindi on Saturday, he had stated, “I understand how to crush a snake’s hood. I don’t go away the jungle in concern of snakes.” He has allegedly been sulking over being sidelined in the course of the revamp of the get together’s state unit.
After the Rajya Sabha outcomes have been declared, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar whereas replying to a query on Mr Bishnoi voting for Mr Sharma, had stated the Congress chief did it listening to his “inside conscience”.
“The get together will welcome him if he joins it,” Mr Khattar had stated, on the insurgent chief’s chance of leaping ships.
Mr Bishnoi, a outstanding non-Jat face in Haryana, is the son of former Haryana Chief Minister and Congress chief late Bhajan Lal.