Zee Media Bureau/Tarun Khanna
Bhopal: In a major setback to Congress before the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, the party’s Member of Parliament from Hoshangabad Uday Pratap Singh joined BJP.
Madhya Pradesh’s Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday announced Uday’s decision to join BJP during a press conference at the party’s office.
While addressing the mediapersons, Chouhan praised Uday and said that he is not only a good politician, but also involved in praiseworthy noble causes.
Pratap has accused Congress leader Suresh Pachouri of taking money for distribution of party ticket.
Madhya Pradesh will go to polls on November 25 and counting will be done on December 8.