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Former Cong city chief joins BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

In a setback to the ahead of the forthcoming civic body polls in Uttarakhand, former of the party's city unit has joined the

joined the ruling along with a large number of supporters at its state office here Friday in the presence of Trivendra Singh Rawat, party's Ajay Bhatt, and nominee for the post of

Prominent among those who joined the party along with of Congress' city unit Jitendra Bhatt, its former vice andCongress Vyapar Mandal

After joining the party, Chauhan said he was impressed by the chief minister's efforts to wipe out corruption.

Welcoming the leaders into the party fold, the said their entry will further strengthen the party.

Pradesh BJP president said the party's doors were always open for the right-thinking people working for public welfare.

Chauhan was said to be unhappy with the leadership ever since it fielded former for the mayoral seat in ignoring him.

Civic body polls in Uttarakhand are slated for November 18.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 13:30 IST