BJP expels Ram Jethmalani for six years
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled senior lawyer and MP Ram Jethmalani from the primary membership of party for six years over "breach of discipline".
In a letter to Jethmalani, BJP general secretary Ananth Kumar Tuesday said the party’s parliamentary board had taken a unanimous decision Monday to expel him from membership of the party.
“The central parliamentary board after considering all your replies, responses and letters was of the unanimous opinion that you have indulged in a breach of discipline. The parliamentary board, therefore, decided to expel you for a period of six years from the primary membership of the Party,” the letter stated.