Jitin Prasada, Part of Cong’s G-23, Likely to Join BJP Today in Boost for Saffron Party Ahead of UP Elections

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Senior Congress leader Jitin Prasada was spotted at the Union minister Piyush Goyal’s residence on Wednesday, sparking speculation of his joining the Bharatiya Janata Party months ahead of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

Sources in the BJP told News18 that he may be asked to contest assembly polls in 2022 and then may be play a role in Lok Sabha elections in 2024. During the last state elections Congress’s UP incharge Priyanka Gandhi was mulling to field the popular Brahmin face against BJP stalwart Rajnath Singh in Lucknow.

Prasada was among the G-23 leaders that demanded free and fair organisational election in the Congress last year

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