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I had an offer to join Jana Sangh in 1970: Digvijay

bhopal Updated: Nov 01, 2009 16:20 IST
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Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has revealed that he had an offer from Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia to join the erstwhile Jana Sangh in 1970.

Singh, who was addressing a gathering at a function to mark the 75th birth anniversary of veteran BJP leader Kailash Sarang in Bhopal Saturday evening, said that Vijayaraje had sent him on a tour along with her son Madhavrao Scindia and Sarang himself.

"Sarang either failed to convince me properly or I failed to understand him and later joined the Congress," Singh quipped.

The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister told PTI today that apart from Sarang, another veteran BJP leader, Kushabahu Thakre had wanted him to join the Jana Sangh.

"But I was not convinced by the two leaders and joined the Congress," he said.

Singh insisted that there was no truth in reports that he was a member of the Jana Sangh or any Sangh outfit ever.