Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA Naseem Ahmed and Jannayak Janata Party leader Mohammad Illyas joined the Congress in Haryana on Tuesday. While Ahmed is the MLA from Ferozepur Jhirka, Ilyas is a former INLD lawmaker from Punhana (Mewat) who recently joined the JJP. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: AIADMK, DMK Continue Seat-sharing Talks, Fate of Sasikala to be Decided

Welcoming the two leaders, AICC General Secretary in-charge for the state Ghulam Nabi Azad expressed the hope that their arrival in the party will help it fight the BJP better. “The two leaders will boost the Congress prospects in the Mewat-Gurgaon region,” said Azad. Also Read - Delhi MCD Election Results 2021 Updates: AAP Wins 4 Seats, Congress 1; Kejriwal, Sisodia Laud Victory

Speaking on the occasion, Ahmed said that the Congress worked for the unification of society, while the BJP divided the people. Also Read - Priyanka Gandhi Gets Late For Assam Rally, Runs To Stage; BJP Says 'Congress Always Late' | VIDEO