New Delhi: Hours after Jyotiraditya Scindia joined the BJP in the presence of party chief JP Nada, posters of Scindia with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah appeared in Bhind area of Madhya Pradesh. The posters were reportedly put up by the local leaders of the BJP. Also Read - 'Only Person in Congress Who Could Walk Into my House Anytime,' Says Rahul Gandhi on Jyotiraditya Scindia
“Son of Bharat Mata, Jyotiraditya Scindia who supported the Modi government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 is welcomed on his first visit in Bhind district,” the posters read. Also Read - Good to be on The Same Team: Aunt Vasundhara Raje Welcomes Nephew Jyotiraditya Scindia to BJP
The development comes on a day when Scindia joined the BJP after severing the 18-year-old association with the Congress in the state. Also Read - ‘Country's Future Absolutely Secure in PM Modi’s Hands,’ Says Jyotiraditya Scindia Soon After Joining BJP
Soon after joining the BJP, the party named him as one of the candidates for the Rajya Sabha polls in Madhya Pradesh.
Addressing a press conference soon after joining the BJP, Scindia slammed the Congress and said that the party is not the same as it used to be. “There is a denial of reality in the Congress, it has changed what the party used to be,” he said.
However, Scindia showered praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and said the country’s future is secure in PM’s hands.
“I would like to thank BJP chief JP Nadda, Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for inviting me into the BJP family,” he said.