4-time Adampur MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi, who had revolted in opposition to the Congress, joined Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) in Delhi on Thursday alongside along with his spouse and former two-term MLA Renuka Bishnoi and supporters.
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar presided over the operate on the BJP workplace in Delhi, the place Bishnoi was formally inducted into the get together within the presence of state BJP president OP Dhankar and Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
Khattar accorded a heat welcome to Bishnoi and stated that he had joined the BJP with none situation. Khattar stated Bishnoi’s resolution to hitch the BJP will assist the get together not solely in Haryana but additionally in Rajasthan, the place the Bishnoi neighborhood has a sizeable presence.
Khattar referred to the latest Rajya Sabha elections and the way Bishnoi supported the BJP-backed Impartial candidate, Kartikeya Sharma, and ensured the defeat of the official Congress candidate.
In his temporary deal with, Bishnoi, who can be a two-term MP, assured the BJP management of full dedication and stated that every one he wished from the BJP was respect for his employees and supporters. Dhankar assured Bishnoi that due respect and positions shall be given to Bishnoi’s supporters within the BJP in line with their seniority.
What he brings to the BJP is just not solely the political legacy of his father Bhajan Lal, who remained Haryana chief minister for 12 years, but additionally the Bhajan Lal clan’s uncommon maintain over Adampur meeting phase in Hisar district the place the household has by no means suffered a defeat.
Political observers say the Bhajan Lal household has been representing Adampur within the Vidhan Sabha for over 5 many years. The previous non-Jat chief minister Bhajan Lal, his spouse Jasma Devi, son Kuldeep Bishnoi and daughter-in-law Renuka Bishnoi have received from this seat since 1968. The constituency has a dominant Jat vote-bank adopted by a considerable Bishnoi inhabitants. However within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Bishnoi’s son Bhavya had trailed by 23,000 votes from this household fortress and misplaced the election.