nNorth-West Delhi Member of Parliament Udit Raj cried foul over Bharatiya Janta Party leadership for delaying in announcement of his candidature from N-W Delhi Lok Sabha seat.
Raj besides taking to social media to express his annoyance over BJP, late in the evening convened a Press conference where he named several Union Ministers including Arun Jaitely, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari whom he claimed to meet and in discussion over his re-nomination from Delhi.
BJP on Sunday re-nominated four candidates including Dr Harsh Vardhan from Chandni Chowk.
The party held its cards close to chest for three remaining seats viz New Delhi, East Delhi and North West Delhi.
BJP sources confirmed that fresh candidates are likely to be fielded from the remaining three of the total of seven lok Sabha seats in Delhi.
Taking to Twitter, Raj said, “I tried talking to Amit Shah ji and sent him a message too. I tried talking to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well.
Manoj Tiwari ji (Delhi BJP chief) has been saying that the ticket will be given to me. I have tried talking to Nirmala Sitharaman ji and Arun Jaitley ji as well.”