Lucknow: BJP MLA Avtar Singh Bhadana is set to join Congress in presence of General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday. Bhadan is a four time Lok Sabha MP is considered a tall Gurjar leader who has good impact in Western Uttar Pradesh and adjoining state Haryana.
Avtar Singh Bhadana is currently an MLA from Muzaffarnagar’s Meerapur assembly. He joined Bhartiya Janata Party in 2015. He had contested Lok Sabha election in 2014 on a Congress ticket.
Bhadana had won three times from Faridabad Lok Sabha seat, once from Meerut seat. Him joining Congress ahead of Lok Sabha 2019 polls is considered as a setback to BJP.