Jyoti Murdha joins BJP in shock to Congress ahead of Rajasthan assembly polls

In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP ceded the Nagor seat to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituency RLP. RLP convener Hanuman Beniwal won from this seat and Congress candidate Jyoti Murdha faced defeat. Beniwal later parted ways with the NDA over three controversial agricultural laws.

A few months before the Rajasthan Assembly elections, the ruling Congress received a jolt on Monday when its former MP Jyoti Mardha joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Along with Murdha, former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sawai Singh Chaudhary left the Congress and joined the BJP. Jyoti Murdha, who was the MP from the Nagor Lok Sabha seat in the state, and Chaudhary, who was the Congress candidate from the Khanosar seat in the last assembly elections, took over the party membership in the presence of senior leaders at the BJP headquarters. Jyoti Murdha’s entry a few months before the assembly elections is being considered as a blow to the ruling Congress in Rajasthan. Jyoti, who belongs to the Jat community, is the granddaughter of senior Congress leader Nathuram Murdha.

BJP general secretary and Rajasthan in-charge Arun Singh and BJP Rajasthan unit president CP Joshi welcomed Jyoti Murdha and Chaudhary to the party. “The addition of Jyoti Murdha and Sawai Singh Chaudhary has strengthened the BJP family,” Singh told reporters, adding, “Jyoti Murdha is a very popular leader.” After joining, Mardha said, “I will try to make sure that we are a strong BJP in Rajasthan.” We will try to ensure that the BJP gets a resounding victory in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.” He said that there is no decisive leadership within the Congress in Rajasthan, so the BJP should form the government. will

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee president Govind Singh Dutasara dismissed fears that Jyoti Murdha’s joining the Bharatiya Janata Party would affect his party, saying she had been attending party events for many years. Wasn’t doing it. Duttasara also said that the Congress is strong in the whole of Rajasthan, including Nagor district, and will win re-elections in the state to retain its government. On the other hand, Rajasthan Food Minister Pratap Singh Khacharyavas on Monday said on Jyoti Murdha’s leaving the Congress to join the Bharatiya Janata Party that politics does not depend on anyone and it is the people who make the decisions. At the same time, he claimed that the atmosphere of the state is in favor of the Congress.

Khachariavas told reporters in Jaipur, “Only the future will tell what will happen next, but these are the people who are not active… There is also one who remains active… National Democratic Party (RLP) MP Hanuman Beniwal is an active leader, who formed his own party after dropping out of university, but Jyoti Murdha won the elections under the Congress banner. Jyoti Murdha’s grandfather Nathuram Murdha had a good grip on Congress and state politics. Nathuram was also an MP and MLA. Nathuram’s granddaughter Jyoti Murdha is a doctor by profession. She contested the 2009 Lok Sabha election from Nagore. won, but she lost the Lok Sabha election 2019. Nagor is a Jat majority region.

Over the past few years, the RLP has tried to establish a foothold in this area. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP ceded the Nagor seat to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituency RLP. RLP convener Hanuman Beniwal won from this seat and Congress candidate Jyoti Murdha faced defeat. Beniwal later parted ways with the NDA over three controversial agricultural laws. Former IPS officer Sawai Singh Choudhary contested the 2018 assembly elections as a Congress candidate from Khanosar seat.

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