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Udit Raj's 'lost opportunity': When friends advised him to quit BJP

He is currently busy addressing election meetings in favour of Congress candidates across the country and facing criticism on social media for his political "opportunism"

Udit Raj’s 'lost opportunity': When friends advised him to quit BJP
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Archis Mohan
In August 2018, Dalit leader Udit Raj was upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). When some of his friends reached out to him and suggested that he should quit the party for its “failure to stop atrocities on Dalits”, Raj indicated that he could, and ensure a couple more of the BJP’s Dalit MPs walk out of the party along with him.

Raj did not act on his promise, opting then to stay in the BJP. Last Wednesday, Raj joined the Congress but not before waiting for the BJP leadership to have change of heart of dropping him as its

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First Published: Apr 28 2019 | 8:43 PM IST

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