Lok Sabha Elections: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur joins BJP

Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

“I have formally joined BJP, I will contest elections and will win also,” Singh said.

There are speculations that BJP might field her from Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal against senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh for Lok Sabha Polls 2019.

Two years ago, Singh was granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

BJP has a stronghold in Bhopal as the Congress has not won from this seat since 1989.

Madhya Pradesh will go to polls in four phases on April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.