New Delhi: In a dramatic shift, Jitin Prasada, a part of Congress’ G23 Dissenters, is ready to hitch the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday afternoon in presence of occasion president JP Nadda at its headquarters in Delhi.
Earlier as we speak, BJP MP and spokesperson Anil Baluni in a Twitter put up introduced that an “eminent” persona will be a part of the occasion as we speak at 1 pm on the occasion headquarters in Delhi.
“An Eminent persona will be a part of BJP as we speak (Wednesday) 09 June, 1 PM at BJP HQ, 6A DDU Marg, New Delhi,” Anil Baluni tweeted.
Jitin’s transfer to hitch the saffron occasion could possibly be a big acquire for the BJP forward of the Uttar Pradesh meeting polls that are due in February subsequent 12 months. Prasada is a recognized Brahmin face in Central UP.
However, his shift is being seen a serious jolt to Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi as the previous Union minister and two-time Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh was thought of to be one of many core group members of the Congress.
Born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 48-year-old Jitin Prasad is the son of late Congress chief and Union Minister Jitendra Prasad. Prasad began his political profession within the 12 months 2001 as General Secretary with Youth Congress, a youth group of Congress. In 2004, he received his first Lok Sabha election from his residence district Shahjahanpur.
In his first time period, Jitin Prasada was made the Minister of State for Steel within the Congress authorities. He was one of many youngest ministers within the Manmohan Singh authorities. In the 12 months 2009, he contested from Dharaura.