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Congress Haryana MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi exples from all positions for cross-voting in RS polls

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Saturday, The Congress party expelled its Haryana MLA, Kuldeep Bishnoi, from all his present party positions for cross-voting in the Rajya Sabha polls.

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Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said, “Congress President (Sonia Gandhi) has expelled Kuldeep Bishnoi from all his present party positions including the post of Special Invitee of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), with immediate effect.”

According to the Congress, Mr Bishnoi, instead of voting for the party candidate Mr Maken, cross-voted for Kartikeya Sharma, who had entered the contest as an Independent candidate supported by the BJP and its ally Jannayak Janata Party.

On Saturday, In a a cryptic tweet in Hindi Bishnoi, said: “I know how to crush a snake’s hood. I do not leave the jungle in fear of snakes.”

Bishnoi has been expressing his resentment against Congress ever since Udai Bhan, a trusted loyalist of former chief minister of Haryana Bhupinder Hooda, was appointed the Congress chief of the state. Bishnoi had said he would wait for the Congress to decide his role. He was also scheduled to meet Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi in the coming days.

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