ND Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar joins BJP
New Delhi: Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar to join Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday.
New Delhi: Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar joined Bhartiya Janata Party on Wednesday.
The former Uttarakhand Chief Minister has asked the election ticket for his son from Samajwadi Party but when he failed to secure the ticket he turned his focus to BJP.
According to the reports, Tiwari wants to establish his son in politics.
- ND Tiwari had also served as a Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1976 to 1989.
- He was also the Governor of Andhra Pradesh from August 2007 to December 2009.
The 91-year-old leader was admitted to the private hospital in Haldwani after falling unconscious and was discharged on January 15.
It may be mentioned that, in April 2014, Delhi High Court had declared Rohit Shekhar as the biological son of the leader.