Panel constituted to probe complaints against Himachal Cong
Shimla, Nov 27 (PTI) The AICC has constituted a 3-member committee to look into the complaints of leaders who were suspended, expelled or removed from party positions by the Himachal Pradesh Congress without any proper procedure.
General secretary and Incharge of the party affairs in the state, Birender Singh, said this in a press release today.
Singh said the All India Congress Committee has received various representations and complaints, alleging neither a proper notice nor a proper procedure was followed when actions against the leaders were taken during the recent state assembly polls.
"The entire matter needs a through inquiry, so that nobody is punished without being heard, for this, a three-member committee is constituted and to report back within three weeks time," he said.
The members of the committee will be Vidya Stokes, Viplove Thakur and Kuldeep Kumar (all three are former presidents of PCC), he added.
Meanwhile all the orders of PCC pertaining to suspension, expulsion and removal of the party functionaries after November 4, 2012 are being stayed till further orders, he added.
Reacting on the rumours that Congress may name Unique Identification Authority of India Chairman, Nandan Nilekani as its candidate for Prime Minister, JD(U) Leader Shivanand Tiwari said the move could be suicidal for the party.
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