Days after quitting, former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar joins BJP in presence of JP Nadda in Delhi

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Thursday, May 19, 2022, 01:48 PM IST
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Former Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar joins Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of party president JP Nadda in Delhi |

Chandigarh: Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi, ANI tweeted.

The move by the former Punjab Congress chief comes days after he announced his resignation from the party in a video address on social media while saying, "Goodbye and good luck Congress!

Last month, the Congress' disciplinary panel had recommended that Jakhar be suspended from the party for two years and removed from all posts.

Jakhar's resignation came weeks after he had lashed out at former Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi on Twitter, saying that he was "not an asset" as portrayed by the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and called him greedy.

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