Barring Sunder Sham Arora, most of the leaders who had joined the BJP have returned
Chandigarh, October 20, 2023: As per media reports, in a setback to saffron party BJP several leaders, who had quit Congress last year to join BJP party, rejoined their parent party Congress on Friday.
The ‘ghar wapsi’ of several former Congress leaders including former ministers Raj Kumar Verka, Balbir Singh Sidhu and Gurpreet Singh Kangar, who had quit Congress last year to join the finally came through in an event at Punjab Congress Bhavan here on Friday.
Barring former minister Sunder Sham Arora, most of the leaders who had joined the BJP have returned.
Those who were inducted into the party today include Balbir Singh Sidhu, Gurpreet Kangar, Raj Kumar Verka, Mohinder Rinwa, Hans Raj Josan and former Akali leader Jeet Mohinder Sidhu.
Besides, Kamaljeet Dhillon, son of former MLA Amrik Singh Dhillon, also joined the Congress.
Punjab Congress president Amrinder Singh, Raja Warring said that the addition of these individuals to our ranks acts as an acknowledgment of our dedicated endeavours for the betterment of the state.
“Our doors are open to anyone who wishes to assist the state in its prosperity”, he said.