RJD spokesperson who criticised Rahul Gandhi for hugging PM Modi expelled

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Published: July 23, 2018 3:45:31 pm

Tripathi also said that Gandhi’s act was childish and unexpected from a person who considers himself a prime ministerial candidate in 2019.

The Rashtriya Janata Dal on Monday expelled its national spokesperson Shankar Charan Tripathi from the party for criticising its alliance leader Rahul Gandhi for hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the debate on No Confidence Motion in Lok Sabha last week.

Tripathi had lashed out at the Congress president for hugging the prime minister, and later winking, during the no-confidence motion moved by the TDP in Lok Sabha on Friday.

Talking to The Telegraph, Tripathi had said, “He (Rahul Gandhi) has been a parliamentarian for the past 15 years. “It was not expected from a leader like him to wink on the floor of…

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