New Delhi:(10/08/2019) Samajwadi Party leaders, Surendra Singh Nagar and Sanjay Seth joined Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday in the presence of BJP National General Secretary Bhupendra Yadav.
Two former Samajwadi Party leaders, who had quit their party and Rajya Sabha memberships recently
hailed Modi’s leadership and lauded his government’s decision to scrap the provisions of Article 370 to end Jammu and Kashmir’s special status in the Constitution.The SP no longer represents its foundational values both the leaders said.
Both the leaders has been an important leader in Uttar Pradesh, and also held significant positions in the SP.
Nagar, a Gurjar leader from western UP, and Seth had quit their party during the recent Parliament session.
The BJP has successfully wooed a number of Rajya Sabha MPs from rival parties, including the Congress, Telugu Desam Party and the SP, recently. The rise in the saffron party’s numbers in the House, coupled with its success in securing support from several regional parties, has resulted in the Union government being able to push its legislative agenda in the Rajya Sabha.