Mankotia to meet BJP’s top brass

TNN Bureau. Updated: 9/29/2022 12:57:51 PM Front Page

Jammu: Following his exit from Aam Admi Partry (AAP), the two-time former MLA from Udhampur assembly seat, Balwant Singh Mankotia left and shall meet senior leaders of the BJP on Wednesday evening.
As per report, Mankotia is likely to join the saffron party after holding deliberations with senior BJP leaders including national president JP Nadda. The meeting is likely to be attended by home minister Amit Shah.
“Although a meeting is scheduled this evening with the senior leadership of the BJP, I am not joining the party as of now. They sought a meeting with me,” he told to national Newspaper .
Mankotia further said, “I will decide to join the BJP or not after the meeting. Neither party ticket nor post mattered to me but every leader has to discuss things before joining any political party.”
On September 24, a day after his acrimonious exit from AAP, Mankotia had threatened to file a defamation suit against AAP leaders, including their J&K election in-charge Harjot Singh Bains and other leaders for tarnishing his image.

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