Singer Hans raj Hans today joined BJP in the prsence of party chief Amit Shah in the national capital.
In a major jolt for Punjab Congress, months ahead of Assembly polls in the state, Singer Hans Raj Hans today joined BJP in the presence of party chief Amit Shah in the national capital. Speaking to the press after being inducted in the party, he called PM Narendra Modi as “babbar sher” and said that he will play any role in the party assigned to him.He further said that where there is Narendra Modi, there cannot be any weakness. The singer-politician had earlier joined Congress last February before quitting the Shiromani Akali Dal.
After resigning from Akali Dal about one and a half year ago, Hans raj Hans had said he had quit the party because it was not coming to his expectations. Singer Hans Raj Hans has sung many songs in Punjabi and Bollywood is his illustrious career. When he joined Congress, it was expected that his presence wouls strengthen the aprty, but he seems to have resigned from the party because of differences among party leaders.
Recently, he was in controversy after suggesting at a Congress press conference on Dalit issues that the party was doing partiality against people of Valmiki community. He had also raised slogans on the issue. Hans raj Hans had joined his political career with the Akali Dal, but after defeat in Lok Sabha polls, he had decided to quit politics, but soon rejoined the party. He had met Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi before shifting to the party in February.