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A look at Jyotiraditya Scindia's tenure as Union Minister with the Congress

The 49-year-old, who has now joined the BJP, is known to be extremely courteous, though his haughtiness often betrays his royal lineage

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 

The entry of former senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia into the BJP last week is being seen as a deft political move by the latter and a major embarrassment for the former by experts and commentators alike.

Forty-nine-year-old Scindia is a four-time member of Parliament from Guna Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh, a former junior minister for commerce and telecommunication and also a former minister (independent charge) of power in the previous Congress-lead UPA regime from 2009. Scindia, who had a near two-decade-long political career with the Congress, belonged to ...

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First Published: Wed, March 18 2020. 15:03 IST
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