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After Muzaffarnagar debacle, Sangeet Som absolves self of any role in Balyan’s defeat | India News – Times of India

MEERUT: Two days after two-time BJP MP from Muzaffarnagar Sanjeev Balyan lost the seat by over 24,000 votes, the party’s former MLA from Sardhana, Sangeet Som, broke his silence and washed off his hands from any role in the debacle.Som said on Thursday: “I was in charge of Sardhana assembly constituency of Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha seat and we fared quite well there.He lost by a considerable margin in Budhana and Charthawal assembly constituencies of the LS seat. In my area (Sardhana), the difference in loss was 45 votes which is insignificant. I have no role in the defeat.”Notably, a fierce war of words had been raging between Balyan and Som in weeks leading to the LS polls, so much so that CM Yogi Adityanath had to visit Sardhana to engineer a "truce".Local pollsters said that Thakur/Ra...