'Congress far removed from reality': Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP, says ‘hurt, distressed' about not being able to serve people

Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters Jyotiraditya Scindia hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and said the country's future is secure in his hands

Press Trust of India March 11, 2020 16:22:00 IST
'Congress far removed from reality': Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP, says ‘hurt, distressed' about not being able to serve people
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia, who joined the BJP on Wednesday, criticised the Congress saying that the party is not the same as it used to be

  • Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters Scindia hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and said the country's future is secure in his hands

  • Talking about his decades-old association with the Congress, Scindia said he was hurt and distressed as he was not being able to serve the people in that party

New Delhi: Jyotiraditya Scindia, who joined the BJP on Wednesday, criticised the Congress saying that the party is not the same as it used to be and is far removed from reality.

Congress far removed from reality Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP says hurt distressed about not being able to serve people

File image of Jyotiraditya Scindia. AFP

Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters after being inducted into the party by its president JP Nadda, Scindia hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and said the country's future is secure in his hands.

Talking about his decades-old association with the Congress, Scindia said he was hurt and distressed as he was not being able to serve the people in that party.

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Attacking the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, he said the dream which he along with his former colleagues saw for Madhya Pradesh has been shattered in 18 months.

"I would like to thank BJP chief Nadda, Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for inviting me into the BJP family," he said, adding that they had given him a platform to serve the people.

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