About 100 members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), including the party’s general secretary, joined the Congress in Gujarat on Thursday.
Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) President, Shaktisinh Gohil welcomed the AAP members to the Congress-fold. “I welcome you all to the Congress party and let’s try to reconstruct Gujarat which has been destroyed by the BJP government. Earlier too, members from AAP had joined. Today a separate group is joining and it will strengthen us,” he said.
Those who joined the Congress include Haresh Kothari, General Secretary and in-charge of Gandhinagar city, and Rajesh Prajapati, former president West Zone and in-charge of Ghatlodia assembly constituency.
On July 5, a similar number of AAP workers and leaders had joined the Congress.