Khurana to decide on joining Uma's rally after meeting high command
New Delhi, Mar 16 (UNI) Senior BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana today admitted having recieved an invitation from rebel leader Uma Bharti to join her 'Janadesh rally' but said he would take a final decision in the matter only after consulting party chief Rajnath Singh.
''I have recieved a letter from Uma Bharti asking me to join her 'Janadesh rally' in Delhi next week. However, the BJP President has asked me not to make any hasty decision until we meet in a couple of days,''Mr Khurana told reporters here.
Asked for his comment on Uma's statement that the party was being run by a "coterie", Mr Khurana said,''prior to 1998, the BJP functioned as one big family. Unfortunately, however, the party is today run by people who consider it as their "private limited company".
''For example, after abdicating the post of Governor of Rajasthan I wanted to forcefully raise the problems shortage of water and power in Delhi but the party leadership, bowing to the selfish interests of a few people, did not allow me to do so,''the senior BJP leader said.
In a letter to party president Rajnath Singh, Mr Khurana has asked him to assign him a "key responsibility" in the organisation so that he could solve the problems facing people of Delhi today.
''Today, when I see all these demolitions in Delhi, I want to do something for the people of the capital. If the party gives me some responsibility, it is fine, otherwise I should be doing something on my own,''he said.
''I shall declare my action plan after two days which will enable me to fight fearlessly and effectively for the causes of the people of Delhi. I take strength from the people and the Almighty which enables me to take the path of struggle,''Mr Khurana said.
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