New Delhi, Nov 14: In a boost to the Congress ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hareesh Meena on Wednesday joined the Congress.
The Dausa MP and former Rajasthan Director General of Police, Meena was formally inducted into the party here in the presence of party leaders Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot.
BJP MP from Rajasthan's Dausa Harish Meena has joined the Congress Party in the presence of party leaders Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, in Delhi pic.twitter.com/aiaePYmNnM
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He had won the Dausa seat in 2014 as a Bharatiya Janata Party nominee defeating his brother and Congress candidate Namo Narain Meena.
Observing that people were unhappy with the Narendra Modi government not fulfilling its promises, Meena described joining Congress as his “homecoming”.
Last month, another Rajasthan BJP MLA Manvendra Singh, the son of BJP veteran and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh, had inducted into the Congress.