BDJS likely to quit NDA; final decision on Wednesday
Kollam: The Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) is likely to sever ties with National Democratic Alliance (NDA), alleging that the BJP has failed to honour the promises. It is reported that the party will take a final decision on the matter in the meeting scheduled on Wednesday.
BDJS members were disgruntled over the BJP not taking a decision in favour of BDJS on Rajaya Sabha seat in the coming elections and also on appointments to administration of board and corporation enterprises.
BDJS chairman Thushar Vellappally has called an emergency meeting of the party on March 14. It is reported that a final decision on quitting NDA will be taken in the meeting.
Meanwhile, circles close to BJP has revealed that BJP will give Rajya Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh to Thushar Vellappally and 14 positions in board and corporation enterprises to BDJS members.
According to the order issued by Election Commission, candidates can file their nomination from March 10. However, BDJS has not received any official information on their seat in Rajya Sabha election.
It is reported that BDJS has announced its plan to quit NDA to put pressure on the front ahead of the elections.
The meeting will also discuss party’s stand on Chengannur by-poll.