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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Kirori Singh Bainsla, who led protests for Gujjar quota in Rajasthan, joins BJP

Kirori Singh Bainsla said he has been impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seen the “rarest of rare qualities” in him.

lok-sabha-elections Updated: Apr 10, 2019 15:02 IST
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Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla join BJP in the presence of Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla join BJP in the presence of Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
         

Gujjar quota agitation leader Kirori Singh Bainsla on Wednesday joined the BJP at the party’s headquarters in New Delhi

Bainsla’s son Vijay Bainsla also joined the party in the presence of BJP’s Rajasthan-in-charge Prakash Javadekar. “I have seen rarest of rare qualities in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that’s why I am joining the BJP,” Kirori Singh Bainsla said, adding the PM interacts with common people and he is inspired by Modi’s working style.

Bainsla said that he has been close to chief ministers of both parties -- the BJP and the Congress -- and had seen their ideologies. “After seeing two parties closely, I am joining the BJP,” he said.

Javadekar said Bainsla had also met party president Amit Shah in the morning.He said that with each passing day, the BJP is emerging stronger in Rajasthan and win all 25 Lok Sabha seats.