Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s nephew Mandeep Singh Kohli on Saturday said the entire family was "saddened" by Daljeet Singh Kohli`s move to join BJP and accused the saffron party of trying to drive a wedge between two brothers.
Dismissing as a "non-event" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s half-brother Daljeet Singh Kohli joining BJP, Congress on Saturday ridiculed the BJP asking whether its "dirty tricks department was still functioning".
Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed, on Saturday stated that prime minister`s step-brother Daljit Singh Kohli joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was his personal decision and that the latter was free to join the party.
A day after Prime Minister`s step-brother Daljeet Singh Kohli joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of Narendra Modi in Punjab, Dr Manmohan Singh`s nephew Manbir Singh said all the family members are "shocked" with the decision.
Just a day after PM Manmohan Singh rejected all talk of a `Modi wave`, saying it is just a creation of media, his stepbrother Daljeet Singh Kohli joined the BJP in the presence of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.