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'Chinmayanand not anymore a member of BJP': party spokesperson

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Published : Sep 25, 2019, 3:07 pm IST
Updated : Sep 25, 2019, 3:10 pm IST

'The law will take its course,' the spokesperson Harish Shrivastava added.

Chinmayanand was a minister of state for home in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led BJP government. He has been a BJP MP for three terms. (Photo: PTI)
 Chinmayanand was a minister of state for home in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led BJP government. He has been a BJP MP for three terms. (Photo: PTI)

Lucknow: Almost after a month long silence on the issue of Chinmayanand rape case, Bhartiya Janata Party's UP spokesperson, Harish Srivastava, on Wednesday told NDTV "Chinmayanand is not a member of the BJP anymore. The law will take its course."

Former Union Minister Chinmayanand, arrested last week after being accused of rape and blackmail by a young law student.

 

When asked to elaborate on when he stopped being a BJP member, Shrivastava said, "It's not a question of documents and we cannot give an exact date but Chinmayanand is not a member of the BJP."

Chinmayanand was a minister of state for home in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led BJP government. He has been a BJP MP for three terms.

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