Ex-Congress MLA Ambrish Gautam joins BJP

Ambrish Gautam.

New Delhi: Former Delhi Congress MLA Ambrish Gautam along with his son Avinash Gautam today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s functioning and policies and criticizing the Congress Party of ignoring senior leaders.

Praising Narendra Modi, Gautam said: “I am impressed with the functioning and policies of the Prime Minister.”

Gautam, a three-time legislator from Kondli in east Delhi, accused the Congress of giving election ticket for the upcoming civic bodies without consulting them.

While talking to the media after joining BJP, Gautam went on to say: “I left Congress because my area and workers have been ignored and tickets are being distributed without consultation with us. I felt neglected.”

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Bharatiya Janata Party’s national Vice President Vinay Sahasrabudhhe was present on the occasion.

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