BJP disowns man who posted pic with weapon on social media

Jammu, Dec 13: The J&K unit of BJP on Wednesday disowned the man who claimed to be a senior leader of the party and posted a picture with weapon on the social media.
The party said the person, identified as Ashish Sareen, was not an “active member” of the party.
Sareen posted his picture with a weapon (Ak-47) on Facebook with a comment “Don is Don”.
The state BJP president Sat Sharma said, “he is not an active member of the BJP and holds no position in the party.”
On a question about Sareen’s participation in major party functions and events, Sharma said, “if anybody who wants to be into limelight by posing with senior leadership cannot be treated as party worker.”
“We will look into the matter and let law take its own course,” said the BJP chief.
However, the viral picture has triggered controversy and criticism from the opposition.