Ghaziabad, June 13: Over one hundred Congress workers joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday in the presence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s son Neeraj Singh. Also Read - Former Maharashtra Minister Eknath Khadse Quits BJP, to Join NCP on Friday
The Congress workers, led by Jitendra Sharma, switched their political affiliation at a programme chaired by Neeraj Singh in Master Park, Khoda.Ghaziabad city BJP president Ajay Sharma admitted the Congress workers into the party fold.(ALSO READ:Over 500 BSP workers join Congress). Also Read - 'I Apologise... Just Forgot the Name': Kamal Nath Explains 'Item' Jibe After Controversy, EC Takes Note
Besides, Neeraj Singh was also felicitated and the BJP workers asked him to contest the assembly election from Sahibabad constituency. Also Read - 'Citizenship Amendment Act Will be Implemented Soon': BJP President JP Nadda in West Bengal
Singh, however, refused to comment on the demand and left the issue to the party.