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14 expelled from Himachal Congress

india Updated: Dec 19, 2007 16:33 IST

Himachal Pradesh Congress on Wednesday expelled 14 members, including an ex-MLA, for indulging in anti-party activities.

State Congress President Viplov Thakur ordered expulsion of these party leaders, mostly working at the district level, for six years, a party release said.

Ex-MLA Dile Ram Shawab was expelled for working against party nominee at Banjar in Kullu district.

Other expelled party members include seven from party's unit at Nurpur block, two from Banjar block and three from Mandi Sadar, from where former Union Minister Sukh Ram's son Anil Sharma is contesting.

The party also expelled secretary of Mandi district, Balbir Guleria and chief organiser of Congress Seva Dal of Mandi Sadar block, Ram Lal Sharma on the same charge.

Meanwhile, state youth Congress President Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, MLA, has expelled his General Secretary Yogesh Mahajan for working against party's official candidate.