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Karnal ex-MP Arvind Sharma joins BJP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former MP Arvind Sharma, who joined the BSP five years ago ahead of the Assembly polls, on Friday joined the (BJP) here in the presence of Chief Minister

Sharma, a former MP from Karnal in Haryana, quit the to join the during the Assembly elections. He was defeated by BJP's in the Lok Sabha polls of 2014.

In the 2014 Assembly polls, he was declared the Chief Ministerial candidate of the BSP but the party won only one seat. Sharma lost from both the seats he had contested. He left that party too in 2016.

The Karnal constituency, now represented by the BJP, comprises Karnal and Panipat districts and has nine Assembly segments.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 15:44 IST
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