Pramod Muthalik entry into BJP rejected
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday rejected Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's induction into the party, hours after he joined the country's main opposition earlier in the day.
Muthalik on Sunday joined the party at a function in Hubli which was attended by BJP leaders including state party chief Prahlad Joshi .
BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman told media, "The central BJP has clearly rejected the admission of the head of the Sri Ram Sene.....This message has been conveyed to the state party."
Muthalik had earlier protested against Valentines Day celebrations n the country.
His group had carried out an attack on young women at a pub in Mangalore in 2009.
AAP leader Ashutosh earlier int he day tweeted: " Muthalik admission in BJP shows that girls were beaten up three years back at the behest of BJP and RSS endorsed that act.#muthalikBJP."
" BJP and RSS by its ideology is anti women party and organisation it is proved today #muthalikBJP," he said.
Ashutosh posted on Twitter homepage: " Modi wants to become PM at any cost and he can make any compromise for that . Muthalik joining proves that.#muthalikBJP."
(Posted on 24-03-2014)