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Jaswant Singh's Son Manvendra Singh Quits BJP Rajasthan

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| September 22 , 2018 , 20:24 IST

In a major blow to Bhartiya Janta Party in Rajasthan, former union minister and BJP top leader Jaswant Singh's Son Manvendra Singh left BJP on Saturday.

He said that it was his biggest mistake to join the BJP.

Singh ties with the BJP have been strained ever since his father was denied a ticket in the Lok Sabha elections 2014.

Singh commenting on its upcoming plan to join Congress said, "I would like to thank my supporters. I will do whatever they ask me to do. Their decision is my decision but I will ask everyone."

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Singh's wife Chitra Singh was quoted by India today as saying, "The way Vasundhara Raje has been taking out Gaurav Yatra, what Gaurav (glory) is it about? Five years ago, Suraaj yatra was taken out. But during these five years, innocent people of Jaisalmer and Barmer have been framed in false cases. Then, what is the Gaurav Yatra about? In the days to come, we have to throw out this government."

"Swabhimaan Rally will happen in the days to come in which you people should participate in maximum numbers. We want to tell Vasundhara Raje that people here are self-respecting. If people here are oppressed, then a voice shall be raised against that," she added.