J&K assembly polls: Congress leader Karan Singh's son joins BJP

North Gazette News/New Delhi
Senior Congress leader Karan Singh’s son Ajatsatru Singh on Sunday officially joined Bharatiya Janata Party, a move that is likely to boost party’s prospects in upcoming J&K assembly polls.

Ajatsatru joined the party in the presence of BJP chief Amit Shah and other senior leaders

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The Minister of State for Prime Minister’s office, Jitendra Singh announced that Ajatsatru had officially accepted the membership of party.

A sitting MLC of ruling National Conference, Ajatsatru is the grandson of late Raja Hari Singh, the last rule of Kashmir.

J&K assembly polls are scheduled to be held in November-December this year in five phases.