The decision was taken by the BJP’s parliamentary board on the complaint by the state party chief .
For the past year Sushant has been openly criticising the state chief minister P.K.Dhumal accusing him of promoting corruption and family politics.
The mercurial Kangra MP has even been demanding Dhumal and some of his ministers undergo narco-analysis tests to prove their innocence over corruption .
Sushant has been a minister in the previous Dhumal cabinet .
Sushant’s son recently joined the Himachal Lokhit Party(HLP) formed earlier this year by former BJP leaders who have also been accusing the chief minister of promoting corruption and illegal land deals .
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