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Shankersinh Vaghela's son joins BJP, yet another jolt for Congress

IANS  |  Ahmedabad 

Less than 48 hours after BJP landed in Gujarat, his party received yet another shot in the arm with Mahendrasinh Vaghela, former and son of political heavyweight Shankersinh Vaghela, joining the on Saturday.

won from constituency in North in 2012 and refrained for contesting again in the December 2017 elections.

In the past fortnight, veteran and and strongman and former MLA resigned from the party.

Bavaliya not only joined the BJP but was immediately made a And now it is Vaghela, who has followed suit.

Amit Shah, who has been credited for engineering these defections, landed in Ahmedabad on Thursday evening and performed the sacred Manglaa Arti to open the traditional Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath in early hours of Saturday.



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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 10:52 IST