Rita Bahuguna Joins BJP Left Congress Slams Rahul Gandhi Leadership Wiki Profile Political Career Full Details :- One of the most prominent faces of Indian National Congress named Rita Bahuguna Joshi who is also a MLA from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh has proved all the rumors true as today she has officially joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of BJP President Sh Amit Shah as he warmly welcomed her into the party by presenting her with a bouquet and all the major news channels were also present there.
After officially joining BJP this is what Rita Bahuguna Joshi has said in an official press briefing, “I was hurt when the Congress party questioned the Army’s surgical strikes on terror camps across the Line of Control. “When the whole world has accepted that we carried out the surgical strikes, I didn’t like it when Congress and other parties questioned it.”
Rita Bahuguna Joshi also hit out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his ‘Khoon ki dalali” remark.
Slamming the leadership of INC Vice President Rahul Gandhi this is what Rita Bahuguna Joshi has said, “Not just the UP Congress, but the entire nation is unhappy with the leadership of Rahul Gandhi,” Ms Joshi said, adding that Mr Gandhi’s criticism of PM Modi after the Indian Army’s surgical strikes across the Line of Control or LoC and the Congress’ demand for proof had made her “angry.”
Rita Bahuguna Joshi Wiki Profile
Rita Bahuguna Joshi was an Indian National Congress politician and an MLA from Lucknow Cantt constituency of the state of Uttar Pradesh. She was the president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee from 2007 to 2012. She is the daughter of Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, a former Chief Minister of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. She joined BJP on 20 October 2016.
Brahmin family. She holds an MA and a PhD in History and is a professor in Medieval and Modern History at the University of Allahabad. She is also a recipient of a United Nations Award of Excellence as being among the “Most Distinguished Women in South Asia”.
Rita Bahuguna Joshi Political Career Details
ita Bahuguna held the post of mayor of Allahabad from 1995-2000. She is a former vice-president of the National Council of Women, has been president of the All India Mahila Congress since 2003 and of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee since September 2007. She has twice contested unsuccessfully in elections to the Lok Sabha. the lower house of the Parliament of India. She was elected a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Lucknow Cantonment in the 2012 state elections. She contested for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Lucknow and lost.
Rita Bahuguna Joshi joined BJP on 20-Oct-2016 in presence of BJP president Amit Shah
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