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Jyotiraditya Scindia to hold roadshow in Bhopal a day after shifting to BJP

According to sources, a grand reception is being organised at the BJP office in Bhopal

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Jyotiraditya Scindia, JP Nadda
Former Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in presence of BJP President JP Nadda (R), at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, Wednesday

A day after joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will return to his state on Thursday. He is scheduled to reach at 3 p.m. and hold a roadshow from the airport to the state headquarters where preparations are in full swing to welcome him.

According to sources, a grand reception is being organised at the office in A large number of people have been invited to welcome him.

Scindia will arrive at the office after a road show from the Raja Bhoj Airport. Here, he will garland the statues of Deendayal Upadhyay, Vijayaraje Scindia, Kushabhau Thackeray and the portrait of Madhavrao Scindia.

As per the proposed schedule for the next day, Scindia will once again visit the BJP office at noon on March 13. From here he will leave for the Assembly premises to file nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha election.

Scindia, who had been in the for 18 years, joined the BJP on Wednesday. Within a few hours of joining, he got a Rajya Sabha ticket from the party. Former Chief Minister of the state and senior party leader Shivraj Singh Chauhan congratulated Scindia on being chosen as a Rajya Sabha candidate from

After the rebellion by Scindia, the Congress' Kamal Nath government in is in deep trouble. Twenty two MLAs of the Scindia camp have also resigned.

Reacting to Scindia's resignation, former president Rahul Gandhi said, "He is the only chap in who could walk into my house anytime." He also retweeted a picture dated December 13, 2018 in which he is flanked by Scinidia and Kamal Nath.

First Published: Thu, March 12 2020. 12:07 IST