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Delhi Assembly Speaker Disqualifies Two Rebel AAP MLAs Under Anti-Defection Law

The decision follows the disqualification of former Delhi minister Kapil Mishra for campaigning for the BJP.

New Delhi: Delhi assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday disqualified rebel AAP MLAs Devinder Sehrawat and Anil Bajpai under the anti-defection law, an official order said.

Bajpai and Sehrawat had shared the stage with BJP leaders during the Lok Sabha polls.

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The decision comes nearly a week after Goel disqualified rebel AAP MLA and former Delhi minister Kapil Mishra for campaigning for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party.

Sehrawat is a legislator from Bijwasan while Bajpai represents the Gandhi Nagar constituency.