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Prominent Congress leader RPN Singh resigns from the party; likely to join BJP

Ten News Network

New Delhi, January 25: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister RPN Singh resigned from the Congress party on Tuesday, tendering his resignation to the party president Sonia Gandhi.

Moreover, as per reports, he is likely to switch to the BJP just weeks before the Uttar Pradesh election.

Using his twitter account, he tweeted his letter that he tendered to Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Moreover, sharing his letter in a tweet, he wrote, “Today at a time, we are celebrating the formation of our great republic. I begin a new chapter in my political journey, Jai Hind.”

RPN Singh was an MP from the Padrauna constituency of Uttar Pradesh between 1996 and 2009 & was chosen AICC in-charge of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh recently.

RPN Singh’s resignation comes a day after the Congress named him among its list of star campaigners for the Uttar Pradesh polls.

Further, as per reports, Mr Singh is likely to join BJP and is likely to contest as a BJP candidate in Padrauna, his stronghold, opposite Swami Prasad Maurya, who recently quit the BJP.

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