statesman news service
NEW DELHI, 5 OCT: Several leaders from Congress, Janata Dal (United), BSP, and independent councillors joined the BJP today. They were welcomed by the Delhi BJP president, Mr Vijay Goel.
He said, “These leaders joining the BJP fold makes it obvious that there is wave in favour of the BJP in Delhi. People from all sections of society and political parties are joining the BJP in order to teach Congress a lesson. The BJP will be strengthened with the entry of these leaders. The entry of leaders from weaker sections of society and Muslim community shows that they are reposing their faith in the BJP.”
Those who joined the BJP today included former Chandni Chowk District Congress Committee president and Councillor Amod Sharma, municipal councillor from Mukundpur Ward of Lok Janshakti Party Gulab Singh Rathor, Independent councillor from Tigadi Ward under Deoli assembly constituency Sarita Garba, Farid Shah, who contested the municipal corporation election from Jahangirpur-2 and who was the Delhi state general secretary of the Bahujan Samaj Party, and Janata Dal (United) Delhi state general secretary Mr Kapoor Chand Chhikara.