Manvendra Singh Quits BJP

Manvendra Singh

Manvendra Singh, son of veteran BJP leader Jaswant Singh has quit Bharatiya Janata Party. The relationship with Vasundhra Raje C.M. of Rajasthan  has aggravated after denial of party ticket in 2014. The ticket was of Lok Sabha election from Barmer-Jaisalmer region.

Before this year election, Manvendra quit BJP on Saturday at his swabhiman rally in Barmer District. He said “Kamal ka phool,sabse bdi bhool(choosing the BJP was a big mistake).

After Public meeting, He quoted “ I am no longer in BJP”  and yet had made no decision regarding joining Congress or not. As he thanked all his supporters to support him on every step. Also, he will do whatever they will ask to do.

Swabhiman mission began in 2014 when his father Jaswant singh was not given the Lok Sabha ticket. He blamed three people for not getting the party ticket out of which two was from Delhi & one from Jaipur.

His supporters have also shouted after him that “kamal ka phool, Humari bhool”. Large numbers of supporters were from Marwar region.

Jawant Singh is a retired officer of Indian Army and a former Cabinet Minister. He is one of the longest Member of Parliament.  He elected on a BJP ticket to the Rajya Sabha five times and to the Lok Sabha four times.

After denial for ticket in 2014 Lok Sabha election, he decided to contest anyway as an independent from Barmer. He will face off against the candidate put up by his party, then he was expelled from the BJP on 29 March 2014. He lost the election to the candidate put up by his former party. While Manvendra was campaigning for his father, BJP suspended him from the Party.

After few weeks on 7th August 2014 he fell in his bathroom and got a serious head injury. Since then he is in comma.


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