Rajasthan BJP takes back more rebels

Published on Apr 06, 2004 07:24 PM IST

BJP announced inducting 15 rebels who contested against official nominees in assembly polls, besides four Congress leaders.

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The BJP on Monday took back some 15 rebels who had contested against official nominees in the December assembly polls, and also announced inducting four senior Congress leaders.

Among the rebels who made their return was Tikam Chand Kant, who was elected to the assembly as an independent candidate from Siwana, state unit president Lalit Kishore Chaturvedi said. Senior Congressman Ramji Lal Yadav, a former MP, and Congress's Backward caste women's leader karma Balmiki also joined the BJP, he added.

Their entry would help the party in the coming Lok Sabha polls, Chaturvedi said.

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