New Delhi: Speculation of Sachin Pilot joining the BJP has intensified after former Union Minister Jitin Prasada joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after breaking ties with Congress. BJP leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi said that soon Sachin Pilot will join BJP, she has also called him about it.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot clarified
On this, Sachin Pilot said, ‘Rita Bahuguna Joshi (BJP leader) has said she has spoken to Sachin. She might have spoken to Sachin Tendulkar. She doesn’t have the courage to speak to me.’
Rita Bahuguna Joshi had left Congress and joined BJP
In the year 2017, just before the UP Legislative Assembly elections, Rita Bahuguna Joshi left the Congress party and took the lotus hold. After this, the party gave her a ticket from the same assembly seat in Lucknow, from where she was an MLA. After winning the election, he was made a cabinet minister. After this, he was fielded in the Lok Sabha elections from Allahabad in the 2019 general election. Rita Bahuguna Joshi, daughter of former UP CM Late Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, has also been the President of the UP Congress and the President of the women’s wing of the Congress.