Ashish Deshmukh quits BJP

Ashish Deshmukh quits BJP

MUMBAI: Dissident BJP leader Ashish Deshmukh, who resigned as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly last week, has also quit the primary membership of the party.nnHe alleged that policies of the BJP-led state government had created a “paralysis”.nnDeshmukh, who represented Katol Assembly constituency in Vidarbha region, sent his resignation letter to BJP president Amit Shah Thursday.nnHe cited the BJP-led government’s `failure’ to address issues such as unemployment and the plight of farmers, Dalits and minorities in Maharashtra, particularly in Vidarbha, as the reason for leaving the party.nn”I have given up the primary membership of the BJP in order to attract your attention to the issues emerging out of the paralysis caused by the policies of Maharashtra government,” Deshmukh said in the letter.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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