Three Congress leaders, together with two ladies leaders, have joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls scheduled to be held subsequent month.
The Congress leaders Asha Dohare and Anita Jain from Ashoknagar district and Rakesh Jain from Shivpuri district took membership of the BJP within the presence of Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia in Gwalior on October 24.
Asha Dohare was the Congress candidate throughout the 2020 bypoll from Ashoknagar assembly seat, Anita Jain was the previous chief of the Opposition within the Ashoknagar municipality and Rakesh Jain was the state Congress Secretary.
After taking the membership of the BJP, each the ladies leaders stated that they had been being uncared for within the Congress for a very long time. They labored very exhausting however didn’t get any outcomes subsequently they joined the BJP.
During this, Union Minister Scindia informed the reporters that they (not too long ago joined leaders) weren’t with them (BJP) for some motive however on Tuesday they joined them (BJP) again.
“I have had a familial and historical relation with both of these, Anita and Rakesh. I have said several times that I am not in politics, I am involved in ‘Jan Sewa’. I try to build a relationship with my heart. For some reason, they were not with us. Today, they joined us back, we welcome them in BJP,” Scindia stated.
The Union Minister additional stated that he had full confidence that these leaders would totally help him and walked together with him to maintain the flag of BJP flying excessive.
“I have full confidence that these leaders will fully support me and walk along with me to keep the flag of Bharatiya Janata Party flying high,” he stated.
Madhya Pradesh go to polls on November 17. Through the polls, the state will elect legislators from 230 Assembly constituencies. The election can be carried out in just one part within the state and the counting will happen on December 3.
(With inputs from ANI)