#MeToo: BJP removes Uttarakhand General Secretary from post after he is accused of sexual harassment

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 04, 2018, 01.42 PM (IST)

The BJP has removed Uttarakhand General Secretary Sanjay Kumar from his post after a woman party worker accused him of sexual harassment. 

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News reports Sunday said the party was reportedly worried about its image after the accusation surfaced. 

The reports said a meeting was held, where it was decided that it would be best if Kumar was let go of. The reports added that the decision was taken in Delhi. 

Kumar was summoned to Delhi and sacked there. 

Protests had reportedly broken out after Kumar was accused of harassment.