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Devyani Khobragade's father joins Congress

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai/New Delhi 

Khobragade, former IAS and father of Devyani Khobragade, today joined the Congress, after a stint with the Ramdas Athawale- led of

Khobragade, who had retired in 2011, joined the in New in the presence of Rahul Gandhi, party sources said here.

was the of RPI(A) and had united the SC/ST associations of government organisations under the Bahujan Karmachari Sangh.

His daughter Devyani was at the centre of a bitter row between and the in 2014.

Devyani Khobragade, then India's in New York, was charged with visa fraud and making false statements regarding the employment of her live-in

Former IAS Kishor Gajbhiye, who was with the earlier, also joined the in today, the sources said.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 17:35 IST