Congressman N.D. Tiwari joins BJP

| Updated: Jan 18, 2017 18:28 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 18 (ANI): Congress veteran Narayan Dutt Tiwari and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party president Amit Shah. The 91-year-old leader served as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice (1976-77, 1984-85, 1988-89) and the chief minister of Uttarakhand once (2002-2007). In 1986-1987, he served in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's cabinet as Minister for External Affairs. This political development comes ahead of the high-stakes Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. (ANI)
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