Chandigarh 23 September:
"Janta Express" on 21 September published a story regarding Haryana BJP with heading "BJP relying heavily on outsider's in assembly polls".With reference to this, news is heard that some BJP leaders are demanding a CBI inquiry in the allocation of tickets to the outsiders.
Haryana BJP senior leader Jaivir Godara is demanding nothing less than CBI investigation in ticket alloting process.Godara, had fought the 2004 Lok Sabha election as a BJP candidate from Hisar, on Monday he wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ticket alloting issue. He said that "It is a serious issue which is denting the image of the party. The revolt within the Haryana BJP over ticket distribution is all set to blow up into a major controversy.To bring the truth out, a CBI probe should be ordered.Godara said.Godara also sought an appointment from Modi to explain the issue.
On the other hand BJP's Haryana in charge, Kailash Vijayavargiya denied the allegations. "The tickets were decided by the party leadership in the presence of party president Amit Shah, & PM Narendra modi was also present so there is no possibility of tickets being bought and sold," said Kailash.
He admitted that leaders had some problems in some parts of the state, but claimed that they would be pacified within a couple of days. "We received 3,000 applications, but tickets can be given to only 90 candidates," he said.
Sources added that protests by BJP's local leaders are likely to continue in different parts of the state. BJP's state general secretary Jasbir Mallaur resigned from the party on Monday after not getting a ticket from Ambala city.