Two Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP

   By Power Corridors ,  18-Jul-2019
Two Gujarat Congress MLAs join BJP

Former MLAs of Gujarat Congress Alpesh Thakor and Dhaval Singh Zala have joined Bhartiya Janta Party.

Both Alpesh and Dhaval joined BJP in the presence of Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani.

The two had quit as MLAs on July 5, just ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections. Thakore quit the Congress party before the Lok Sabha elections in April-May.


Ahmedabad: Alpesh Thakor & Dhaval Singh Zala join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of Gujarat BJP President, Jitu Vaghani.

— ANI (@ANI) July 18, 2019


Zala, a close associate of Thakor, was the MLA from Bayad in Sabarkantha district had said he was not feeling comfortable in the opposition party. 

Both the leaders earlier had a meeting with Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel that led to the speculations that they might join Bhartiya Janta Party.