Less than 48 hours after BJP chief Amit Shah landed in Gujarat, his party received yet another shot in the arm with Mahendrasinh Vaghela, former Congress legislator and son of political heavyweight Shankersinh Vaghela, joining the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday.
Bavaliya not only joined the BJP but was immediately made a cabinet minister. 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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