Uttarakhand Assembly Election 2022: AAP's Ravindra Jugran resigns party, rejoins BJP
Jugran said he had served the BJP for 25 years in the past and returning to the party was like 'homecoming' for him
Dehradun: AAP leader Ravindra Jugran on Saturday quit the party and rejoined the ruling BJP, saying it was like homecoming for him.
Welcoming Jugran back into the party fold, Uttarakhand BJP president Madan Kaushik said the party will benefit from his experience and capabilities in the upcoming Assembly polls.
Jugran said he had served the BJP for 25 years in the past and returning to the party was like "homecoming" for him.
He was a prominent face of the Uttarakhand statehood movement and considered close to former chief minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri.
He held the rank of a state minister during Khanduri's chief ministership.
The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the schedule for the Assembly polls, which will be held on 14 February in the state.
The Prime Minister said that the BJP-led government, after taking over in 2014, revived the spirit of innovation in India's youth
Former MLA and minister in the state Madhwaraj had tendered his resignation from the primary membership of the Congress party earlier in the day
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