Ramesh Bidhuri in a spot over partymen assault

Bidhuri has been given ten days' time to give his version of the incident.

New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Friday issued a show-cause notice to the party Lok Sabha member from South Delhi, Ramesh Bidhuri, in connection with the alleged misbehaviour with partymen during a “Run for Unity” event on October 31.

Mr Bidhuri and his supporters were accused of “assaulting and misbehaving” with partyman Chandan Chaudhary and others during the event held in his constituency.

“An allegation of misbehaviour and assault on partymen has been levelled against you, your family members, and supporters. Show cause as to why action should not be taken against you over the serious allegations,” Mr Tiwari said in the notice.

Mr Bidhuri has been given ten days’ time to give his version of the incident.

Latching onto the incident, both Congress and AAP has hit out at BJP alleging “insult and attack” on Purvanchalis in the party.

Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken, along with the leading activists of Purvanchal Morcha of the party, staged a protest at BJP office on Pandit Pant Marg on Friday.

Congress will not tolerate any “misbehaviour” with the people of Purvanchal by BJP leaders in Delhi, Mr Maken asserted.

Senior AAP leader Dilip Pandey, questioned Mr Tiwari why no action was taken against Mr Bidhuri.

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