Rajasthan Congress expels 28 rebel leaders ahead of December 7 polls


JAIPUR: The Congress on Sunday expelled 28 rebels, including nine ex-MLAs, and an ex-Union minister, for filing nominations against the party’s official candidates.

The former law makers expelled are Sohan Nayak, who is contesting as an independent from Raisingh Nagar, CS Baid from Taranagar, Ramesh Chand Khandelwal from Neem Ka Thana, Ramesh Khinchi from Kathumar, Ramkesh Meena from Gangapur city, Nawal Kishore Sharma from Bamanwas, Nathuram Sinodia from Kishangarh (also ex-district president), Khusveer Singh Jojavar from Marwar Junction and Sanyam Lodho from Sirohi, Rajasthan Congress general secretary (organization) Mahesh Sharma said in a statement.

These leaders had filed nominations as Independent against the Congress candidates in different constituencies, the spokesperson said. Earlier in the day, Youth Congress had also expelled eight members, including four office bearers.

Rajasthan is going to poll from December 7.

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