BJP should invite Kiran Bedi, VK Singh to join party: Subramanian Swamy

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:39

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said that former Army chief VK Singh and former IPS officer and Anna Hazare`s key aide Kiran Bedi should be invited to join the party as the two have already expressed their support its prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

“We should invite Kiran Bedi and Gen VK Singh to join BJP,” Subramanian Swamy said while speaking to a leading TV news channel.

The reactions from the senior BJP leader came hours after Bedi openly raised her voice in support of BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Bedi posted on the micro-blogging site Twitter - “For me it`s India First! Stable,Well Governed, Administered, Accountable and Inclusive. As an independent voter, my vote is for NaMo.”
Earlier also Bedi had backed the Gujarat chief minister and had said, "The man is delivering and has brought good development in Gujarat. His nomination (as BJP`s PM candidate) brings more clarity among voters to make their choices," while delivering a speech in Ahmedabad last year.

Apart from Bedi, singing legend Lata Mangeshkar had also confirmed that her vote for the 2014 General Elections will go for the Modi. The support has come at a point of time when it is likely that ex-Army Chief General VK Singh may join BJP.

Further, in a veiled attack on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), she said, "for country`s stability, experienced hands" are required.

"Any one of us who wants a scam free country cannot vote back Congress! India needs stability and experienced hands to provide for all!," she tweeted.

Bedi also demanded that apart from the anti-corruption helpline, the Delhi Assembly must debate the Lokayukta report that "indicts" former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

"Besides anti corruption helpline, Delhi Assembly must debate Delhi Lokayukta report which indicts Sheila Dikshit," she said.

First Published: Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:39
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