Sitting Congress MLAs Join BJP Ahead Of Punjab Polls 2022
On Tuesday, former Indian cricketer Dinesh Mongia, sitting Congress MLA Fateh Singh Bajwa and Balwinder Singh Laddi joined BJP in the presence of union minister Gajendra Singh. The joining came a day after Amarinder Singh announced an official alliance between his party Punjab Lok Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party for Punjab elections 2022.
Though BJP has always been played it low in Punjab, this time the party is welcoming leaders to strengthen its position in Punjab. Welcoming leaders into the party, Mr Shekhawat said that leaders are joining BJP because the party is gaining momentum in Punjab.
— BJP PUNJAB (@BJP4Punjab) December 29, 2021
Former Shiromani Akali Dal leaders Shri Jagdeep Singh Nakai, Shri Ravipreet Singh Siddhu, Shri Harbhag Singh Desu and former Congress MLA Shri Shamsher Singh Rai #JoinBJP at party headquarters in New Delhi. pic.twitter.com/4cEGCQEgJL
— BJP (@BJP4India) December 29, 2021