Rita Bahuguna quits Congress, joins BJP
New Delhi: Ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, Congress received a jolt as former Uttar Pradesh Congress President Rita Bahuguna Joshi today crossed over to the BJP and launched a frontal attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi questioning his way of running the party.
Rita Bahuguna, daughter of Congress stalwart late Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, quit as Congress MLA and embraced the BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah at the party headquaters in the capital. On this occasion, she said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP has no alternative.
Ms. Joshi especially pulled up Rahul Gandhi for his “Dalali” remarks on recent surgical strikes on launch pads for terrorists along the Line of Control by Indian Army