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Ahead of UP polls, Rita Bahuguna Joshi likely to join BJP

According to sources, Joshi is in the national capital, but she could not be approached for a comment

Archis Mohan 

In a major setback for the Congress, senior leader from Uttar Pradesh Rita Bahuguna Joshi is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming days.   Joshi, the Congress' Brahmin face and daughter of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, is said to be upset with her party projecting former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit as its chief ministerial face for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections. According to sources, Joshi is in the national capital, but she could not be approached for a comment. Joshi had led the Congress in ...

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 15:51 IST
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