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Action sought against BJP MP for insulting tricolour

PTI  Bhopal, April 16, 2013
First Published: 12:46 IST(16/4/2013) | Last Updated: 12:59 IST(16/4/2013)

Madhya Pradesh Congress on Tuesday demanded filing of a case against BJP MP Sumitra Mahajan and organisers of her birthday function in connection with alleged disrespect shown to the national flag by party workers.

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"During Mahajan's birthday celebrations held recently, BJP workers showed disrespect to the national tricolour", said Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, Ajay Singh.

This was a serious offence for which a criminal case should be filed against Mahajan and she should be removed from all posts held by her in the BJP, he demanded.

When contacted, a BJP spokesperson said he can neither confirm nor deny the incident and refused to come on record.

Sumitra Mahajan was not available for comment.


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