Former BJP MP from Hamirpur Suresh Chandel joins Congress

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Hamirpur, Suresh Chandel joined the Congress on Monday.

He joined the party in presence of party president Rahul Gandhi.

“Congress President @RahulGandhi welcomes Shri Suresh Chandel into the Congress Party,” Congress party tweeted.

Born March 19, 1960, Chandel was a member of the BJP and a three-time MP from the Hamirpur constituency of Himachal Pradesh.

He was state president of Himachal BJP from 1998-2000 and was also Organisation General Secretary of Himachal BJP from 1988-1998.