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Will ensure Bhullar is hanged, says blast target Bitta

April 12, 2013 13:49 IST

Former president of Indian Youth Congress M S Bitta, who was the target of the 1993 blast that Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar is accused of carrying out, on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's refusal to commute his death penalty to life imprisonment, and added that he would work to ensure it was carried out.

While speaking to, Bitta alleged that the senior leadership of Congress party had first delayed the trial and then the hanging of Bhullar.

He claimed that he had been left out in the cold by the party after Prime Minister Narasimha Rao’s tenure at the top post ended.

Though Bitta had sought an appointment with Congress President Sonia Gandhi to explain his position, the latter declined to meet him.

Onkar Singh In Delhi