INLD MLA Ram Chander Kamboj resigns from party

Sushil Manav

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 21

INLD MLA from the Rania Assembly segment of Sirsa parliamentary constituency Ram Chander Kamboj has resigned from the party.

Kamboj has sent his resignation to state president of the party BD Dhalia.

In his resignation letter dated July 15, Kamboj said his family has been following former deputy PM Devi Lal's clan in politics for the past 30 years.

"However, I am deeply distressed and pained at the internal feud in the family," he said.

Kamboj is the first INLD MLA from Chautala clan's home district Sirsa to bid adieu to the party.

Earlier, INLD MLA from Dabwali Naina Chautala had sided with her son Dushyant Chautala's JJP. However, in reply to her disqualification plea before the Assembly Speaker, she had maintained that she was still with the INLD.

Asked about his future plans, Kamboj said he would decide his future course of action very soon.

To a question whether he was in touch with the BJP, the Rania MLA replied in negative and said so far he has not contacted any political party.

When asked whether Dushyant Chautala's JJP can also be an option, Kamboj said “question doesn't arise”. "If people like me are leaving the INLD, it's all because of the JJP and its leader Dushyant," he said.

Kamboj was elected from Rania in 2014 by defeating former CM Om Prakash Chautala's younger brother Ranjit Singh of the Congress, Gobind Kanda of the Haryana Lokhit Party and Jagdish Nehra of the BJP.

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