Chandigarh 25 April 2010 : Two Bahujan Samaj Party Councillors Ms. Raj Kumari Mishra and Ms. Sarita Sharma today joined Bharatiya Janata Party at a function held at BJP Headquarter ‘Kamlam’ Sector 33-A, Chandigarh in the presence of Sh. Balbir Punj Incharge Chandigarh Affairs, Ms. Kiran Ghai Co-Incharge Chandigarh Affairs, Sh. Sanjay Tandon President Chandigarh unit of BJP and former Union Minister Mr. Harmohan Dhawan.
After the joining of the Councillors a Press Conference was also held at the Party Headquarter which was addressed by Sh. Balbir Punj, Kiran Ghai, Sanjay Tandon and Sh. Harmohan Dhawan.
Sh. Balbir Punj welcomed both the councilors in party and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party will be strengthened in city as well as in the Municipal Corporation. He said many other leaders are in touch with the party and can join the party at a later stage.
Smt. Kiran Ghai said that the Chandigarh unit has successfully organized a series of protests in the nationwide agitational programmes against price hike. The activists of local unit contacted citizen ‘door to door’ and collected more than 25000 signatures in the signature campaign. She also thanked the activists for their huge participation in the Rally held at New Delhi under the leadership of National President Sh. Nitin Gadkari.
Sh. Sanjay Tandon said that National President of Bharatiya Janata Party Sh. Nitin Gadkari is visiting Chandigarh on 12th May, 2010. As this is his first visit after being elected as President of the party, he will be given a warm welcome in the city and a huge public meeting will be held on the occasion.
Sh. Harmohan Dhawan said that we will work together and with our efforts we will throw away Congress party in forthcoming elections from the political scenario of thecity.