Sapolia had won the 2008 assembly elections from the Basholi constituency of Kathua district as a BJP candidate, but left the party. He unsuccessfully contested the 2014 assembly polls on the congress ticket.
Welcoming him back to the party fold, Singh said the people in the state, like in other parts of the country, are joining the BJP to be part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's developmental vision for the country.
Several panches and sarpanches also joined the BJP, he said.
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