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AAP suspends two out of its four MPs from primary membership

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015,21:36 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | The Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of Aam Aadmi Party today suspended party MPs from Punjab Dharamavira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa from the primary membership of the party for anti-party activities.
The PAC also referred disciplinary proceedings against the MPS  to the party’s National Disciplinary Action Committee. AAP has two more MPs from other places.
In its meeting this afternoon,  the PAC expressed its concern over anti-party activities indulged in by Mr Dharamvira Gandhi and Mr Harinder Singh Khalsa.
In a resolution , the PAC said, ” Mr Gandhi and Mr  Khalsa have been involved in the activities of certain outfits, opposed to aims and objectives of the party. The only aim of these outfits is to damage the Aam Aadmi Party and anti-corruption movement in the country.
There are several instances that show that Mr Gandhi and Mr Khalsa are trying to establish a parallel organisation within the party with the sole objective of damaging the party in Punjab.
Mr Gandhi and Mr Khalsa have criticized the party leadership and the decisions taken by the party on several occasions in the media. Not only Mr Gandhi and Mr Khalsa used the press to express their disagreement with the party on various issues, they also openly disobeyed the party on several occasions and refused to follow party discipline.”
Taking cognizance of anti-party activities indulged in by Dharamavira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa in Punjab, the PAC, in a unanimous decision, suspended Khalsa and Gandhi from the party and referred their cases to the National Disciplinary Action Committee.
Now the three-member National Disciplinary Action Committee, with Pankaj Gupta, Dilip Pandey and Deepak Bajpai as its members, will look into the complaints of anti-party activities and indiscipline against Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa.
The PAC also unanimously resolved to suspend Mr Dharamvira Ghandhi and Mr Harinder Singh Khalsa from the primary membership of the party. Charging Mr Gandhi and Mr Khalsa of ‘betraying the faith of the common man’ by joining hands with the corrupt BJP-SAD leaders in Punjab, the PAC said,”
Well-oiled state run corruption machinery has completely paralyzed the government apparatus. Fed up with two terms of misrule by the BJP-SAD combine, people of Punjab have decided to go with Aam Aadmi Party to bring Delhi model of corruption free governance to the state.
Mr Gandhi and Mr Khalsa have joined hands with the corrupt BJP-SAD leaders in Punjab and have betrayed the faith of the common man. With a clear intent of creating confusion among party volunteers and damaging the party, Mr Gandhi and Mr Khalsa today organised a conference, parallel to that of the Aam Aadmi Party, at Baba Bakala today on the occasion of Rakhar Puniya.
They used pictures of National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal and party MPs Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh to create confusion and help Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP. They used party symbol and pictures of party leaders in the publicity material of their conference without due permission from the party.”