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Famous Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans quits Congress, joins BJP

BJP Hopes That Joining Of The Sufi Singer, Who Comes From Dalit Community, Will Shore Up Support For The SAD-BJP Combine In Punjab Where It Is Locked In A Tough Fight With Congress And Aam Aadmi Party.

PTI | Updated on: 10 Dec 2016, 09:29:49 PM
Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans (Image Source: Getty)

New Delhi:

Famous Punjabi singer Hans Raj Hans joined BJP on Saturday in the presence of party chief Amit Shah.

Sufi singer Hans, who was currently in the Congress and Akali Dal previoulsy, claimed that he was influenced by several "revolutionary decisions" taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the interest of the country and its people.

BJP hopes that joining of the sufi singer, who comes from Dalit community, will shore up support for the SAD-BJP combine in Punjab where it is locked in a tough fight with Congress and Aam Aadmi Party.

Hans, a Padmashree awardee, said under Modi's leadership, India is emerging as a front-runner on the world stage and it is matter of pride for every Indian.He said that under Amit Shah, the BJP has expanded and its popularity has also increased manifold.

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First Published : 10 Dec 2016, 09:18:00 PM

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