Sitting BJP MP Savitribai Phule joins Congress ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Sitting Member of Parliament (MP) Savitribai Phule joined Congress in the presence of party president Rahul Gandhi, General Secretary for UP (East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and General Secretary for UP (West) Jyotiraditya Scindia, on Saturday.

Speaking to ANI, Phule said, “I have Congress to save constitution of the country. And I will strengthen the hands of Congress party who can stop BJP.

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She started her career in Bahujan Samaj Party but later joined the BJP.

Phule was elected from the Baharaich Lok Sabha constituency in 2014 elections from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

On December 6, Phule had resigned from the BJP accusing of it dividing the society and not doing enough on the issue of reservation. Phule won for the first time from this reserved seat.

(With ANI inputs)

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