Surat (Gujarat): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suspended twelve rebels in disciplinary action, who had filed their nominations as independent candidates.
This is the second list of rebels who have been suspended after the party suspended seven rebels on Sunday.
“These MLAs have been suspended for six years for having indulged in anti-party activities,” a BJP communication reveals quoting state president C.R Patil.
Of those BJP leaders who have been suspended include Dinubhai Patel from Padra, Madhubhai Shrivastav from Vaghodia and Kuldeep Sinh Raul, all three from the Vadodara district.
B Pagi from Shahera in Panchmahal district, Dhawal Sinh Jhala from Aravalli district and Ram Sinh Thakor from Mehsana have also been suspended.
Two each have been suspended from Anand, Banaskantha and Mahisagar districts.
Manavjibhai Desai and L Thakor are from Banaskantha, SM Baant and JP Patel are from Mahisagar and Ramesh Jhala and Amarshi Bhai Jhala have also been suspended from Anand district.