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Rebel Congress MLAs, except for Vaghela, to join BJP: Mahendrasinh

DNAHM114532 | 8/11/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :284 | Politics & Governance

Ahmedabad: Ten Congress MLAs in Gujarat, including the seven who defied the party whip and voted for BJP candidates in the just-concluded Rajya Sabha polls in the state, would join the saffron party soon, former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh said in Gandhinagar on Thursday.
However, his father, who was among the eight MLAs who were expelled by the Congress on Wednesday, would not join the ruling party, he added.
Talking to mediapersons post the conference held by his father, Mahendrasinh said, "We all are going to join the BJP very soon. We are in touch with Amit Shah, CM Vijay Rupani and party chief Jitu Vaghani. We will act as per their direction now."
Though these rebel Congress MLA
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