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UP Elections 2017 Live: Denied Tickets, BJP Leaders Storm Lucknow Party Office

News18.com | January 25, 2017, 4:00 PM IST
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BJP workers on Wednesday stormed into the party's headquarters in Lucknow protesting against tickets being given to outsiders in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls.

They alleged that outsiders were given a preference and not the local party workers.

Uttar Pradesh BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya was also gheroed. A scuffle broke out after agitated workers raised slogans against the party's central leadership for step-motherly attitude towards local leaders.

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They (state BJP workers/leaders) alleged that outsiders were given a preference and not the local party workers.

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