On Monday, former BSP MP Kaiser Jahan and ex-MLA Jasmir Ansari has joined the Congress along with their supporters in the presence of UPCC President Raj Babbar in Lucknow, reports a party spokesman.
Former Sitapur MP Kaiser Jahan and ex-MLA from Laharpur, Jasmir Ansari has shown their faith in the leadership of Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi and their policies, said Brijendra Kumar Singh, a spokesperson of the grand old party.
Raj Babbar welcomes them both in the party fold said that Congress will form next government at the centre after winning the forthcoming Lok Sabha Elections, scheduled on May.
A Congress government at the central will further ensure the rights of farmers, youth, traders, and laborers to pave the way for the establishment of an atmosphere, in which all could feel secure and safe, added Mr. Singh.
Mr. Ansari and Mr. Jahan had earlier meet AICC in-charge of East Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi and on Monday officially joined Congress after quits Mayawati’s BSP, said Mr. Singh.
Chamber of Commerce Vice-Chairman Surendra Kumar and Retired IPS Officer Aftab Ahmed Khan has also joined Congress, claims Mr. Singh.
Recently, BSP has forged an alliance with Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.