Sushma Shuts Door on Tainted Entrants

Expresses her opposition to BJP-BSR Cong alliance and the entry of former Congressman Venod Sharma into either BJP or HJC.

Published: 07th March 2014 07:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th March 2014 08:02 AM   |  A+A-


As political leaders and smaller parties make a beeline for the BJP ahead of the elections, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj seems to have put paid to efforts of some of the likely entrants.

Swaraj said she was against the entry or alliance of the Karnataka-based BSR Congress, floated by ‘tainted’ mining barons from Bellary, with the BJP and even expressed her opposition to allowing former senior Congressman from Haryana, Venod Sharma, into either the BJP or its Haryana Janhit Congress.

Swaraj’s opposition to inclusion of some of the parties with taint is likely to result in the BJP staying away from parties whose leaders are involved in graft charges.

Reacting to two separate news reports, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha tweeted:


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