Kathmandu, July 17: Federal Council Chair of Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Dr Baburam Bhattarai has condemned the action taken against him and other leaders, and demanded the cancellation of the said decision.
After JSP Chair Upendra Yadav decided to take action against nine leaders of the party including Bhattarai, Dr. Bhattarai issued a statement on Friday night and appealed to everyone to join in the reorganization of the new party.
Chair Yadav has clarified that they (Bhattarai faction leaders) have been punished for action against the party’s rules, regulations and procedures.
JSP leader Mohammad Istiaq Rai said the meeting of the party is called by the party chair and it is up to the other leaders to take part or not in the meeting.
Federal Council Chair Bhattarai has also appealed to all the central members who have been working continuously for the transformation of the party to reorganize the party.
“We strongly condemn this action and dismiss the action. In this situation, there is no option before us to reorganize the party”, the statement said.
Separate meetings of the party were held under the leadership of Yadav and Dr Bhattarai. Yadav took a decision to relieve Dr Bhattarai and leaders close to this fact from all responsibilities while Dr Bhattarai took a decision to reorganize the party.