Yashpal Arya Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya and his son MLA Sanjeev Arya joined Congress.

The ruling BJP has faced a major setback ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttarakhand. State Transport Minister Yashpal Arya, along with his son, MLA Sanjeev Arya, resigned from the BJP on Monday and joined the opposition Congress party. Yashpal Arya was the President of Uttarakhand Congress from 2007 to 2014. Wrapped in a crimson scarf during the 2017 Assembly elections. Yashpal, Sanjeev and their supporters joined the Congress in Delhi in the presence of senior Congress leaders Harish Rawat, KC Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala.

State Transport Minister Yashpal Arya, along with his son, MLA Sanjeev Arya, resigned from the BJP on Monday and joined the opposition Congress party.

The ruling BJP has faced a major setback ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttarakhand. State Transport Minister Yashpal Arya, along with his son, MLA Sanjeev Arya, resigned from the BJP on Monday and joined the opposition Congress party. Yashpal Arya was the President of Uttarakhand Congress from 2007 to 2014. Wrapped in a crimson scarf during the 2017 Assembly elections. Yashpal, Sanjeev and their supporters joined the Congress in Delhi in the presence of senior Congress leaders Harish Rawat, KC Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala.

Earlier, they met Rahul Gandhi at his residence. Yashpal commented that he was very happy and was back to possession. It says his ‘home return’. He has won the MLA six times so far. Previously, he served as the Speaker and Minister of the Legislative Assembly during the Congress government. “Democracy will be strengthened if the Congress is strengthened,” Yashpal said. His son Sanjeev resigned as MLA. Another BJP leader, Harinder Singh Laddi, also joined the Congress.

Devender Rana and Surjit Singh, who joined the BJP

Yashpal Arya Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya and his son MLA Sanjeev Arya joined Congress.
Yashpal Arya Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand Minister Yashpal Arya and his son MLA Sanjeev Arya joined Congress.

On the other hand, key leaders of the National Conference Party in Jammu and Kashmir, Devender Rana and Surjit Singh Slathia, joined the BJP on Monday. They submitted their resignations to the National Conference on Sunday. The two wore kashaya scarves at the BJP headquarters in Delhi in the presence of Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Hardeep Singh Puri and Jitendra Singh. Devender Rana has previously served as an MLA. Served as Political Adviser to Omar Abdullah, Leader of the National Conference.