Chhattisgarh Congress on Tuesday suspended its revolt MLA R K Rai for "anti-party" activities however that did not dissuade him from making "derogatory" comments against Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi.
The choice to suspend Mr Rai, considered a supporter of Chhattisgarh Janata Congress Party chief Ajit Jogi, was taken by Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) at a meeting of its Coordination Committee in Raipur.
"With the unanimous decision of the individuals from Coordination Committee, Rai has been suspended from the get-together," AICC General Secretary responsible for Chhattisgarh B K Hariprasad told journalists after the meeting.
The board additionally prescribed to the gathering's focal disciplinary council that the MLA from Gunderdehi be rejected from Congress, he included.
Mr Hariprasad declared Congress will battle the 2018 Assembly surveys in Chhattisgarh under the authority of the gathering's state boss Bhupesh Baghel and lawmaking body party pioneer TS Singhdeo.
Meanwhile,Mr Rai respected the choice and said the move was made against him for talking against Rahul.
"I was told the move has been made against me for making remarks against Rahul Gandhi (previously). I can't call a jackass a stallion. On the off chance that the gathering feels my perception isn't right then it is possible that it is visually impaired or (is) acting like a visually impaired individual," an insubordinate Mr Rai said in an announcement.
"I am not in the slightest degree dismal with the move since I am a valid and vocal tribal delegate. I am free now," said the administrator, including the choice has at the end of the day uncovered the "counter tribal" face of Congress.
Chhattisgarh Congress had issued a show make see Mr Rai a week ago for "hostile to gathering" exercises and freely making proclamations against the gathering.
The cop turned-government official is said to be a staunch supporter of Mr Jogi, who drifted his own gathering in the wake of stopping Congress in June this year.
Mr Jogi had brought Mr Rai into governmental issues and helped him in getting a ticket from Gunderdehi situate in the 2013 Assembly surveys.