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Beggerly BJP Still Foraging For Congress Crumbs !

If you can’t beat them, deplete them.
After over twenty years of uninterrupted rule in its model state, Gujarat, the BJP is still  foraging for rival’s crumbs to fill it’s overloaded basket. And so it was that on July 14,it inducted Mahendrasinh Vaghela,former Congress legislator and son of the eternal rebel, Shankersinh Vaghela into their party. Earlier on July 3,Kunvarji Bavalia a senior Congress leader had switched to the BJP and was gifted a full- fledged cabinet ministership in the Gujarat government the same day.
Mahendrasinh had been elected to the Gujarat Assembly in 2012 on a Congress ticket from Bayad constituency in Central Gujarat but had quit the party along with father Shankersinh and 13 other legislators before the Rajya Sabha elections in which Ahmed Patel won narrowly. Mahendrasinh was expected to join the BJP before the 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections. He neither did so nor contested the elections though his father created a political outfit, Jan Vikalp M…