The former Congress leader Barkha Shukla Singh is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on April 22. She was expelled from the party on April 21 for undertaking anti-party activities for 6 years.
Singh, a former Chief of the Delhi Commission for Women will meet BJP’s national Vice President and Delhi in-charge Shyam Jaju on Saturday afternoon, an office bearer of Delhi BJP said.
Raising questions over the leadership of Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken, she resigned from all party posts on April 20. While resigning as chief of DPCC’s women wing, Barkha Singh had said “Rahul Gandhi is unfit to lead the party.”
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— Barkha Shukla Singh (@barkhasingh45) April 20, 2017
Singh also alleged that Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken had “misbehaved, not only with me but also with several office bearers of the Mahila Congress”.
According to new agency PTI, the decision to expel Singh was taken by a four-member disciplinary committee comprising of former Delhi minister Narender Nath, former Mahila Congress chief Abha Chaudhary, and party leaders Mahmood Zia and Surender Kumar.