Bihar Cong Chief Ashok Choudhary Removed From Post by Sonia Gandhi
Choudhary had accused “some” AICC leaders of fuelling rebellion against him with “false propaganda”.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today relieved Ashok Choudhary from the post of Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee chief.
Earlier this month Choudhary had accused “some” AICC leaders of fuelling rebellion against him with the “false propaganda” that he was making attempts to split the party.
Some AICC leaders are behind the crisis in the Congress in Bihar…they are fuelling rebellion against me by alleging that I am making attempts to break the party in favour of Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) to replace me from PCC president’s post with their favourite.Ashok Choudhary to PTI on 7 September
Choudhary’s father Mahavir was a veteran Congress leader in Bihar from a dalit background. Choudhary was an NSUI leader and has been associated with the party for over 25 years.
The Congress has 27 MLAs in the 243-member Bihar Assembly.
(With PTI inputs.)
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