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Senior BJP leader quits party posts in Bihar

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 2:03pm IST | Place: Patna | Agency: IANS

Chandra Mohan Rai, a senior BJP leader and a former minister, announced Wednesday that he was resigning from all party posts to protest against the neglect of committed party leaders and workers over new entrants.

He also said that BJP in Bihar is controlled by two-three people only.

Rai, a BJP legislator, told media persons here that he was still in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will reveal his future course of action on Thursday.

"I am sad and pained by the way new entrants have been given more importance in BJP in place of committed leaders and workers. It caused resentment in the party," Rai said.

He added that he has written a letter to BJP president Rajnath Singh to express his "displeasure on the issue".

Rai is likely to resign from the BJP on Thursday if the party central leadership fails to intervene after he raised the issues, a BJP leader close to him said.

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