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Boxer Vijender Singh switches sides, quits Congress to join BJP

  • Olympic boxer Vijender Singh ditches Congrees and joins BJP ahead of Lok Sabha elections
  • Reportedly, Singh was being considered to contest elections as Congress party's nominee from Mathura
  • Singh also posted a one line post on X fueling speculations, stating “Wherever the public wants, I am ready”

03 Apr 2024

Boxer Vijender Singh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Post joining the saffron party, Singh said, “I have joined the BJP in the interest of the nation and to serve the people. I want to help more and more people.”

He joined the party in the presence of BJP leaders Vinod Tawde, Ramvir Singh Bidhuri and Rajiv Babbar at party headquarters in New Delhi.

As per reports, Singh was being considered to contest the upcoming general elections as the Congress party's nominee from Mathura, from where BJP MP and actor Hema Malini is contesting again.

On March 30, Singh wrote a cryptic one-line post on X triggering speculations about his alliance with the Congress. Singh wrote, “Wherever the public wants, I am ready.”


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