Former legislator of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Gujarat, Bhupendra Bhayani on Saturday joined the ruling get together BJP virtually two months after resigning as a member of the State Legislative Assembly.
Mr. Bhayani, a primary time MLA from Visavadar seat in Saurashtra, had resigned from the Assembly and the get together in December final yr and introduced that he would be a part of the BJP.
On Saturday, he and his supporters joined the saffron get together within the presence of State BJP president C.R. Patil at a perform in Junagadh district.
Another former BJP MLA Arvind Ladani, who stop the get together and contested as an impartial candidate from Keshod seat within the final meeting polls, additionally returned to the saffron get together on Saturday.
“This is my homecoming because I was with the BJP before being elected as an MLA from AAP. Our country is progressing under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I am joining the BJP to develop my constituency, not to get a post or poll ticket,” Mr. Bhayani informed media individuals after he joined the BJP.
He expressed confidence that regardless of the candidate the BJP chooses for the by-election, the individuals of Visavadar will make the saffron get together victorious with an enormous margin.
However, native sources have prompt that he can be the BJP candidate within the by-election for Visavadar Assembly seat.
He was one of many 5 MLAs of the AAP elected within the 2022 Assembly election, which the BJP received with a thumping majority by bagging 156 seats within the 182-member Assembly. It was the primary time the AAP received seats within the Assembly election in Gujarat.
So far, two Congress MLAs have additionally resigned as legislators and are more likely to be a part of the BJP.