Congress leader expelled from party for taking part in Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Congress party has expelled senior party leader and former Union Minister Ram Lal Rahi on charges of participating in Prime Minister Narendra Mod’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ and other anti-party activities.

As per reports, Rahi had taken part in Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ held on December 19 in Sitapur district in UP and he had been expelled from the party for six years.

Media reports said that Sitapur District Congress leaders and former MP Jitin Prasad had filed complaint against Rahi, a four time MP from Sitapur Lok Sabha constituency on charges of anti party activities.

In the complaint, Rahi had been accused of indulging in anti-party activities after Lok Sabha elections after which a show cause notice was issued to him.

Congress party reportedly found Rahi’s explanation on the issue and expelled him from the party for six years.

It is pertinent to mention here that Congress has also issued notice to AICC Secretary KK Sharma for questioning party Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s decision to field Raj Babbar from Ghaziabad for Lok Sabha elections.

Sharma had made these remarks during a function to mark 130th Foundation Day of party and called Raj Babbar a ‘nachaniya’ (dancer) who was wrongly sent by Gandhi to contest elections from Ghaziabad.