Shahdol (MP), Nov 14 :  In a setback to Congress ahead of November 19 by-poll for Shahdol (ST) Lok Sabha constituency, over 100 of its workers today joined BJP in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Rajendra Shukla. “Over 100 Congressmen joined the ruling party in the presence of Industries Minister in Jaisinghnagar Assembly segment,” according to a BJP release.

“They joined the BJP after getting influenced by party’s works and policies,” it claimed. Jaisinghnagar is the part of Shahdol Lok Sabha seat. Welcoming them into the party fold, Shukla asked them to work for the victory of BJP candidate Gyan Singh.