Ranjeet S Jamwal

Punjab ex-FM Manpreet Badal quits Congress, joins BJP

After joining the BJP that already has a number of former Congress leaders, including Captain Amarinder Singh and Sunil Jakhar, Badal – who didn't join the Yatra in Punjab – praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

‘BJP is the natural option’

A1985-batch former Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, Jagmohan Singh Raju (59), joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Punjab before the February 2022 Assembly polls after 35 years of service.