Former Union Minister Jitin Prasada, who was one of the youth leaders close to Rahul Gandhi, has joined the BJP. Prasad’s joining the saffron camp a few months before the UP assembly elections is no less than a big setback for the Congress. but Chhattisgarh Congress Has thanked Prasad for leaving the party.
In a tweet made by the Chhattisgarh Congress, it has been said – Thank you Jitin Prasad ji for leaving the Congress party.
Jitin Prasada joined BJP on Wednesday. Prasad joined the BJP during a press conference held at the BJP headquarters in Delhi in the presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal and BJP MP Anil Baluni. After Jyotiraditya Scindia, Jitin Prasad is the second big leader to leave the party who was among the close friends of Rahul Gandhi.
On Prasad leaving Congress, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has said that those who go on leaving, we cannot stop them. At the same time, Kuldeep Bishnoi of Congress has termed his joining BJP as a big setback for Congress. He said that his party should identify and strengthen people’s leaders to win in the states.