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Yadav spreading lies, media should not buy them: AAP leader Ashutosh


New Delhi, March 28: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh lashed out at Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan and their supporters after they were sacked from the party's National Executive (NC) during a chaotic meeting of the body on Saturday. [Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan sacked from AAP's NC]

In a series of tweets posted after the drama, the journalist-turned-politician said Yadav lied that NC member were beaten up during the meeting. He said the story was made up to gain sympathy. [Will Yadav & Bhushan form a new party?]

Yogendra spreading lies: Ashutosh

He also said there was a overwhelming support in favour of removing Yadav and Bhushan from the NC. He asked the duo to abide by the party's decision and also cautioned the media against buying the views of Yadav and Bhushan. ['Kejriwal's goons manhandled us']

Yadav and Bhushan had earlier said that their supporters were thrashed by Kejriwal loyalists and bouncers in the meeting, which they termed a farce. They said their views were not heard during the meeting.

Kejriwal, who reportedly turned emotional during the meeting, refused to speak to the media.

Out of 298 members in the NC, 280 backed the ouster of Yadav and Bhushan. Ten had opposed the move while eight abstained.

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