JD-U invites Shatrughan Sinha to join party

Last Updated: Monday, August 5, 2013 - 00:01

Patna: Bihar`s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Sunday invited BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha to join the party, a day after his BJP asked him to show restraint while praising Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as it was "harming the party`s interest".

JD-U spokesperson Sanjay Singh said that JD-U`s door is always open for Sinha.

"He can join the JD-U any time, we will welcome him in our fold," he told media persons here.

Sinha, who is MP from Patna Saheb in Bihar, last Tuesday said that Nitish Kumar is a real prime minister material and praised him.

Unhappy over his statement in public in support of Nitish Kumar, BJP`s top leadership has asked him not to praise Nitish Kumar or speak about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a manner that raises eyebrows in the party.

Modi is the chief of campaign committee of Bharatiya Janata Party for the 2014 elections, while Nitish Kumar`s JD-U has snapped its ties with the BJP.

IANS



First Published: Monday, August 5, 2013 - 00:01

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