I had an offer to join Jana Sangh in 1970: Digvijay
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 01, 2009, 13:41
  
Bhopal: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has revealed that he had an offer from Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia to join the erstwhile Jana Sangh in 1970.

Singh, who was addressing a gathering at a function to mark the 75th birth anniversary of veteran BJP leader Kailash Sarang here last evening, said that Vijayaraje had sent him on a tour along with her son Madhavrao Scindia and Sarang himself.

"Sarang either failed to convince me properly or I failed to understand him and later joined the Congress," Singh quipped.

The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister said to a news agency on Sunday that apart from Sarang, another veteran BJP leader, Kushabahu Thakre had wanted him to join the Jana Sangh.

"But I was not convinced by the two leaders and joined the Congress," he said.

Singh insisted that there was no truth in reports that he was a member of the Jana Sangh or any Sangh outfit ever.

Bureau Report


First Published: Sunday, November 01, 2009, 13:41


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