Bhopal, Sep 24: A cabinet minister of Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh government, Padma Shukla on Monday joined the Congress ahead of assembly elections.
“I tried to work with Madhya Pradesh Minister Sanjay Pathak for two years, but that seemed impossible. He used to humiliate BJP workers. It was hurting me and damaging self-respect of my workers”, Shukla told media.
Earlier in a day, she resigned from the primary membership of Bharatiya Janata Party. ahead of assembly elections.
Shukla also held a post of Madhya Pradesh public welfare board Chief.
She joined the rival party in the presence of Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath and other senior leader.