Yashwant skips BJP parliamentary meet

Last Updated: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 13:33 hrs

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday skipped the party's parliamentary board meet here on Tuesday.

Sinha reportedly skipped the meeting as he was unhappy over the appointment of Ravindra Rai as the president of Jharkhand BJP.

"He has threatened to quit the membership of party´s national executive," India Today reported quoting sources.

Sinha on Monday met party leaders, including LK Advani, and expressed his anger over the appointment of Rai, reports said.

BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday appointed Rai as the president of Jharkhand BJP.

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