After Bollywood star Sunny Deol, Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans and cricketer Gautam Gambhir, Punjabi and Hindi singer Daler Mehndi is the latest celebrity to take the saffron plunge ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. He joined the party in the presence of Union Minister Vijay Goel, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.
BJP’s candidate from northwest Delhi constituency Hans Raj Hans, Union minister and Chandni Chowk candidate Harsh Vardhan and other party leaders were also present. Mehndi’s daughter is married to a son of Hans.
Earlier this week, the BJP has fielded Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans from the North West Delhi ending the suspense over the BJP candidature from this seat with the party replacing incumbent MP Udit Raj with the popular singer. Hans will take on Guggan Singh of the AAP and Rajesh Lilothia of the Congress.
After joining the BJP, Daler Mehndi said that he has an old relationship with the party.