The BJP may not be able to win elections due to anger over the incorrect distribution of tickets, the switching of assembly districts, and other issues, according to audio clips of party leaders.
Manjeet Sehgal’s article On December 8, when the Himachal Pradesh assembly election results will be made public, all eyes will be on that date. Congress leaders have stated that their party will form the government in the hill state, and some leaders have already begun lobbying and sending signals to the party high command in the hopes of becoming the next chief minister.
Intriguingly, audio recordings of conversations between BJP leaders that have been shared numerous times suggest that the party might not be able to win elections due to resentment over incorrect ticket distribution, swapping of assembly constituencies, and other issues.
BJP LEADER SAYS STATE WILL GO FOR CONGRESS
Renu Chaddha, a former BJP member from Dalhousie who was this time denied a ticket, asserts that the Congress will take power in the state. She said this in an audio clip, which has since gone viral.
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In the audio clip, Chaddha warned that the party would suffer if the local leaders were ignored. She also asserted that the resentful local leaders would defeat the outsiders who received nominations from a number of constituencies, including Arki, Dalhousie, Fatehpur, Nalagarh, Sujanpur Jwalamukhi, and Dehra.
The MLA claimed that she had called Rakesh Pathania, the party’s Fatehpur nominee who had previously run for office from Nurpur and was regarded as an outsider by voters and local leaders.
“Rakesh Pathania informed me that he was losing when I called. When I questioned him about it, he explained that his seat had first been switched. The MLA can be heard saying, “All his supporters came to Fatehpur where nobody knows him.
According to Chaddha, the BJP leader claimed that voters were choosing the Congress.
The BJP leader stated, “The claims that Congress will be decimated are false as the party (Congress) is going to form a government, and I also guess that the Congress will form a government because our leaders will continue to quarrel with one another.
Chaddha is clearly upset with the party because she was turned down for a ticket.
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“There are 83,000 registered voters in this district. The party did not even give one of them a second thought. Are we only required to pick up their used plates and carry the durri (carpets)? I hold a degree. Why should people who are outsiders be elected? She spoke.
BJP Leader: “OUTSIDERS” WILL LOSE
In the viral video, Renu Chaddha also provided examples of assembly districts where the BJP leadership had changed the districts of party nominees in an effort to combat anti-incumbency, but those candidates had previously lost to locals.
“Prem Kumar Dhumal, the current chief minister, was defeated by the people of Sujanpur. They assert that his father did not mandate that he leave Hamirpur and travel to Sujanpur. They (the locals) claimed that if you defeat him, he won’t return “BJP leader quoted in popular video. It’s interesting that this time, the party did not field Dhumal.
Renu Chaddha added that Ravinder Ravi was fielded from Dehra rather than Jaisinghpur and lost the election in 2017.
Further, according to Chaddha, Pathankot native Kripal Pramar was fielded from Fatehpur despite being a party rebel who was requested by PM Modi. In the byelection, he too lost. In 2017, Rattan Pal Singh ran from Arki Solan and lost.
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“Locals are stupid enough to guarantee the outsiders’ victory. No one is as stupid as we are “She spoke.
BJP Leader from Kangra accuses sabotage in a letter to JP Nadda
BJP candidate from Kangra and former Congressman turned working party leader Pawan Kajal has also claimed sabotage.
The BJP leader accused three Kangra party office holders of engaging in anti-party activities and backing the Congress candidates in three constituencies in a letter to the party’s leader, JP Nadda.
In the widely circulated letter, Kajal claimed that Munish Sharma had allegedly offered each Panchayat president Rs 20 lakh if they could defeat the party’s nominee.
“In addition to engaging in anti-party activities in Kangra, Munish Sharma also did so in Jwalamukhi and Nagrota Bagwa, two other constituencies. He also works for the Congress candidate in Kangra “stated Pawan Kajal.
Additionally, Ramesh Brar, a liquor magnate who is accused of using funding to support the Congress nominees, has come under fire from Kajal.
“Former BSP MLA Sanjay Choudhary, who later joined the BJP and earlier ran for office on the party’s ticket, also rebelled after being turned down for a ticket. He engaged in anti-party behaviour “said Kajal.
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GO VIRAL AUDIO VIDEO CLIPS SUGGEST BJP DISCONTENTMENT
In a now-viral audio, former cabinet minister Gulab Singh Thakur claimed that the BJP sold tickets after he was turned down for one by Joginder Nagar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP rebel Kripal Pramar, who is running for office in Fatehpur, had a conversation that grabbed attention by describing how the BJP leadership attempted to put out the flames of discontent. In an interview with India Today TV, Kripal Parmar stated that the PM had called him.
Speaking to India Today TV, former chief minister Shanta Kumar also made a suggestion that the party might suffer from improper ticket distribution.
Renu Chaddha has clarified that her conversation with a party official was distorted and doctored in the meantime. There was no Pawan Kajal available for comment.
A Himachal BJP spokesperson denied the accusations made by some party leaders and asserted that the party would take back power.
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