Sarita Arya had gained from Nainital in 2012 however had misplaced the seat in 2017.

Dehradun:

In a shot within the arm for the BJP forward of the Uttarakhand Assembly polls, the state’s girls Congress president and former Nainital MLA Sarita Arya on Monday joined the ruling celebration and has been expelled from the Congress.

The former MLA joined the BJP at its state headquarters in Dehradun on Balbir Road within the presence of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, state celebration president Madan Kaushik and different leaders.

She was expelled from Congress for six years.

Welcoming Ms Arya into the celebration fold, Mr Dhami stated she had all the time fought for the poor, disadvantaged sections and girls. Her entry would undoubtedly strengthen the celebration, he stated.

Ms Arya stated she joined the BJP due to a “sense of guilt” as she was not with the ability to safe tickets for girls candidates in Uttarakhand regardless of being the state’s Mahila Congress president.

“The Congress had given 50 per cent of tickets to women in Uttar Pradesh in its first list in accordance with Priyanka Gandhi’s announcement. But in Uttarakhand, despite being Pradesh Mahila Congress president, I was not being able to get tickets for them. I was being taunted by women aspirants with remarks that how I could get tickets for them when my own candidature was in doubt,” she stated.

Ms Arya was eager on contesting from Nainital however was uncertain in regards to the Congress fielding her.

Ms Arya had gained from Nainital in 2012 however had misplaced the seat within the 2017 Assembly polls to BJP candidate Sanjeev Arya, who’s now within the Congress.

Sanjeev alongside along with his father and outstanding Dalit chief Yashpal Arya had joined the Congress final yr and it’s nearly sure that the celebration will discipline him from Nainital.

She had hinted at the potential for her becoming a member of the BJP on Saturday when replying to a query from journalists, she stated why would not she be part of the BJP if it offers her a ticket.

Meanwhile, state Congress president Ganesh Godiyal expelled her from the first membership of the celebration for six years, saying her assertion to the media within the context of the elections was not consistent with her place because the Pradesh Mahila Congress president.

It tarnished the celebration’s picture, he stated within the letter.

Mr Godiyal stated the celebration’s state and central management had taken it significantly and subsequently she has been expelled from the first membership of the celebration for six years as a disciplinary motion. 





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