A day after joining BJP, Scindia meets Amit Shah and Rajnath
New Delhi: A day after joining the BJP, Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday met Home Minister Amit Shah, who expressed confidence that his induction will further strengthen the saffron party’s resolve to serve the people of Madhya Pradesh.
Scindia also paid a “courtesy” visit to senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence here in the morning.
After meeting Scindia, Shah said in a tweet, “I am sure his induction into the party will further strengthen BJP’s resolve to serve the people of Madhya Pradesh.”
— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) March 12, 2020
A day after quitting the Congress, Scindia joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday in the presence of its president JP Nadda and slammed his former party for “denying reality” and “not acknowledging” new thoughts and new leadership.
Thanking @JPNadda ji, @narendramodi ji, @AmitShah ji & members of the BJP family for accepting& welcoming me. It’s not just a turning point in my life,but also an opportunity for me to continue my commitment towards public service under the inspirational leadership of PM Modi ji.
— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) March 11, 2020
Scindia has been named as the BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate from Madhya Pradesh.
After giving his resignation to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he said that he was trying to talk to Rahul Gandhi for long but he did not respond. In his resignation He wrote “To reflect and realise the aspirations of my people and my workers I believe it is best that I now look ahead at a fresh start,” he said said in his letter to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.
The coup d’état in Madhya Pradesh by Jyotiraditya Scindia was predicted by the Newstrack quite a few days back. In a special story by Yogesh Mishra, published on 9 March, it was clearly stated that the Kamalnath government is certain to fall if Scindia does not relent.
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