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08 May, 2008

Jain defends choice of Anurag

Satya Pal Jain [Image Courtesy: TribuneIndia.com]
Shimla, May 7: Defending the move to field Anurag Thakur as the BJP candidate from Hamirpur, the BJP said today that it was certainly not a case of 'parivarvad' and the Congress had no moral right to rake up the issue.
     Addressing a press conference here today, Satya Pal Jain, in charge of party affairs in Himachal, said Anurag had been fielded not because he happened to be the son of Chief Minister P.K. Dhumal but because he had worked for the party and made contribution in promoting cricket in the state.
     Jain said it was the unanimous decision of the party to field Anurag, who would win by a record margin. ...