New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi’s son Samir Dwivedi on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. The party’s national general secretary Arun Singh was present on the occasion.
This comes ahead of Delhi Assembly elections on February 8.
“This is my first political party. Looking at the circumstances today, good people should join politics. There are things which have been done under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, which were not possible earlier. CAA and abrogation of Article 370 are its examples,” Samir said after joining the BJP.
Samir also accused those protesting at Shaheen Bagh and said, ” Those who are fuelling at Shaheen Bagh are the same people who were praising China in 1962. I want to ask women protesters in Shaheen Bagh that a person who abolished the practice of triple talaq for your rights. How can he take away your citizenship?”