In a related development a day after he led a banner of revolt against Rawat Government, Congress rebel Harak Singh Rawat was sacked as Agriculture Minister on the ground that his conduct in the assembly was "unparliamentary".

The state Cabinet approved a proposal seeking Harak's expulsion from the Cabinet, chief spokesman Pradesh Congress Mathuradutt Joshi said.

Meanwhile, the Congress leadership asked AICC spokesperson Rita Bahuguna Joshi to persuade her elder brother Vijay Bahuguna, another dissident, not to join hands with the Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand and return home with dignity.

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