Expelled by the Congress last week for engaging in “anti-party activities”, former Congress MLA from Delhi’s Ghonda Assembly constituency Bhisham Sharma on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Also Read - Police Denies Permission To JP Nadda's 'Poriborton Yatra' in Bengal' Barrackpore, BJP Says Will Move Court
Sharma joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s Delhi unit President Manoj Tiwari and its national vice president Shyam Jaju. Also Read - West Bengal Elections 2021: Cops Deny Permission To Asaduddin Owaisi's First Rally In Kolkata
He said, “I have joined the party after getting inspired by the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.” Also Read - BJP Workers Clash With Security in Bengal's Barrackpore After Parivartan Yatra Was Stopped | Watch VIDEO
“I was deeply hurt when the Congress leaders started asking for the evidence of the air strikes that were carried out by the IAF in Balakot, Pakistan,” he added.
Jaju told reporters, “The way the people are getting attracted to the BJP, it is clear that the party will win all the seven seats in Delhi.”
The Ghonda Assembly segment, which Sharma represented earlier, falls under the North East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency.