KATHMANDU, June 1: The Upendra Yadav faction of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) has expelled four leaders of the opposition faction of the party .
A meeting of the party’s Executive Committee sacked four leaders including the party Chairman Mahatha Thakur, senior leader Rajendra Mahato, Laxamn Lal Karna and Sarbendra Nath Shukla on Tuesday.
The faction, chaired by Upendra Yadav, sent a letter to the Election Commission informing the poll body about the decision on Tuesday itself.
Both the factions had earlier sought clarifications from each other amid the worsening intra-party rift for the past one month or so. The two chairmen- Yadav and Thakur– had sent letters to each other on May 26 to submit explanations within three days. In the latest episode, Thakur asked Yadav to submit clarifications two and a half hours after