Published On: Wed, Mar 4th, 2015

Yogendra, Prashant sacked AAP’s top panel

New Delhi: Senior AAP leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, who were on a collision course with party Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, were today voted out of Political Affairs Committee of the party, which has been rocked by dissidence in recent days.

11 members voted in favour of shunting out Yadav and Bhushan from PAC while eight votes were cast against removing.

11 members voted in favour of shunting out Yadav and Bhushan from PAC while eight votes were cast against removing.

In a show-down in the party’s 21-member National Executive (NE), supporters of Kejriwal voted out Yadav and Bhushan by 11 to eight votes.

Yadav and Bhushan’s ouster from PAC came days after the duo had raised red flag against continuation of Kejriwal as National Convener as also questioned his working style, evoking a sharp reaction from Kejriwal supporters who accused Bhushan and his father Shanti Bhushan of wanting to have a “vice-like grip” on all party wings, from PAC to policy committee to NE.

The two leaders left the stormy session after the decision of the Executive. While Yadav maintained that he would continue working as dedicated worker of the party, Bhushan left saying that a majority decision will prevail.

PTI

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