Haryana legislator resigns from BJP

April 22nd, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Ram Kumar Gautam, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator in Haryana, Wednesday resigned from his assembly seat.
Gautam submitted his resignation to assembly Speaker Raghubir Singh Kadian at a function in Jhajjar town, sources close to the legislator said.

He represented the Narnaund seat.

Gautam was upset with the BJP recently forming an alliance with the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in the state. He was critical of the alliance.

The BJP has only two legislators in the 90-member Haryana assembly.

The legislator had written letters in recent months to top BJP national leaders opposing the alliance with the INLD but got no response.

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