Former Army chief General VK Singh has joined Narendra Modi led Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). However, it is still unclear whether Singh would contest the crucial upcoming General Elections or not. The decision comes months after he shared dais with BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Modi at an ex-servicemen rally in Rewari in Haryana.
The BJP has seen several former
bureaucrats, including former Home Secretary RK Singh and former
diplomat Hardeep Puri, coming into its fold in the past few weeks.
Now after the joining of VK Singh into BJP, the party is getting
successful in catching the attention of some of the leading names in
Recently the country has seen some
great amount of shuffling in politics like two Gujarat
resigned on Monday to join the BJP, reducing the Congress's tally to
50 in the 182-member Assembly. MLAs Chhabil Patel, representing
Abdasa assembly seat in Kutch district, and Prabhu Vasava, from
Mandvi in Surat
district, resigned on Monday.
In a major setback to the party former
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla joined
Congress and slammed Narendra Modi saying his promise of serving the
country is nothing but "plain dishonesty".
Former Gujrat Chief Minister and Cheif
of Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) Keshu Bhai Patel who has decided to
quit from the politics and has wished that the GPP floated by him
against Narendra Modi should merge with the BJP. This statement of
Patel ahead of the Lok Sabha elections will come as a boost for the
Modi's BJP and help in its plan to win maximum number of seats from
Another senior Congress leader and MP
from UP's Siddharthnagar Jagdambika Pal has threatened to join the
saffron camp if the Congress party fails to give him "his dues."