Uma to focus on strengthening BJP in UP

Firebrand Hindutva leader Uma Bharti on Sunday said she would not join the BJP right now but would concentrate on strengthening the party in Uttar Pradesh.

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2011, 23:46 PM IST

Mathura: Firebrand Hindutva leader Uma
Bharti on Sunday said she would not join the BJP right now but
would concentrate on strengthening the party in Uttar Pradesh.

"For the time being, I will not join the BJP," she
told reporters here.

But she would concentrate on strengtheing the BJP in
Uttar Pradesh as advised by party stalwarts L K Advani and
Nitin Gadkari.

She would strive hard for ensuring the victory of
the BJP in upcoming assembly polls in UP, the former Madhya
Pradesh Chief Minister said.

To a question, she said both Rahul Gandhi and Sonia
Gandhi should mount pressure on the Union government to bring
back black money stashed abroad.

PTI