In a jolt to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan, party leader Ghanshyam Tiwari on Monday resigned from the party.
He also accused the Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of corruption and nepotism.
This is major jolt for the party in poll bound Rajasthan as Tiwari is a five-time MLA.
Though it is also said that he has been at loggerheads with the Raje government over several issues including that of corruption, farmers problems and demand for reservation for the upper caste.
Tiwari alleged that the state is witnessing a new high in scale of corruption and also wrote to the BJP National President Amit Shah.
Tiwari also had complaints with the central government as the he said that the country was going through a phase of “undeclared emergency” for the last four years.
This he told in a presser.
Ghanshyam Tiwari, who represented Sanganer constituency, was earlier also issued show-cause notice.
Tiwari also announced that he will contest from the same constituency in the upcoming Assembly elections in Rajasthan from his son’s newly-floated party Bharat Vahini Party.