Quickly after former Union minister Jitin Prasada left the Congress to hitch the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) at its headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh’s finance minister Suresh Kumar Khanna stated the get together’s future is vivid.
“We’re at all times able to welcome anybody who joins the BJP. And you’ll see, our mass base is rising. BJP’s future is vivid,” Khanna stated at a digital press convention.
The 47-year-old chief, who earlier represented Dhaurahra parliamentary seat, switched to the BJP forward of the meeting elections in Uttar Praadesh.
Get together insiders and other people near Prasada stated that he was getting sad with the state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh and significantly Shahjahanpur, his dwelling turf. “He advised us that he was hardly consulted for UP issues and what irked him was the change of guard in Shahjahanpur district Congress with out his data.”
Seizing the chance, Khanna additional stated, “If somebody joins our get together fold and is attuned to our insurance policies and beliefs, we’ll supply them the duty that they deserve.”
Prasada was a Union minister in the course of the UPA tenure and had received two elections in 2004 and 2009. Since then, he misplaced all his elections whereas persevering with to be a distinguished Brahmin face of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh. He was additionally part of the G23 leaders who shot a letter to Congress president final 12 months demanding sweeping modifications within the get together’s functioning.
He’s the second Rahul Gandhi aide to cross over to the saffron get together, after Jyotiraditya Scindia who left following the meeting elections in Madhya Pradesh.