Yashwant Sinha quits as BJP vice presidentJune 13th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 13 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Saturday quit as national vice president of the party. Sinha faxed his resignation letter to party president Rajnath Singh, party sources said.
Sinha has reportedly sought reconstitution of the party in the light of its drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections.
Sinha Saturday offered prayers at the Chinmastikka temple situated at Rajrappa in Ramgarh district.
He refused to speak to media persons on the issue, saying: “I do not want to talk about it.” Sinha in the past had attacked senior leader L.K. Advani over the Jinnah episode.
He won from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections.