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After keeping many guessing, Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP

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New Delhi: Scion of erstwhile royal family of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia joined BJP today.

Scindia accompanied by BJP leader Zafar Islam drove towards BJP headquarters 11 km from his bungalow.

As is the tradition BJP President J P Nadda handed over the primary membership of the party to Scindia, in the presence of other leaders.

Scindia a four time MP from Guna the family pocket borough in MP, lost the recent parliamentary elections held in 2019.

Since then he had a run in with the party leaders, especially MP Chief Minister Kamalnath. Scindia’s wait for Rajya Sabha ticket and also the mantle of MP Congress Committee went unheard, forcing him to plan a coup.

The drama unfolded when 17 MLAs loyal to Scindia flew to Bengaluru and are still camping at a resort in Bengaluru.

Earlier in the day, Scindia kept many guessing. While it is believed that the former Congress leader Scindia will brejoining BJP, Maharaj as Scindia is popularly known among the people was yet to leave for BJP headquarters to join the party. He had kept himself restricted to his bungalow, while a section of BJP leaders were waiting outside along with media persons to escort him to party office.

Meanwhile, it was believed that the chinks have emerged among 17 MLAs loyal to Scindia currently in Bengaluru. They were averse to joining saffron fold, as they were not aware that their leader will embrace BJP.

– Team Mysoorunews

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