Lok Sabha elections 2019: Eyeing ticket from Karnal, former Congress MP Arvind Sharma joins BJP
| Friday | 15th March, 2019
Later, he unsuccessfully contested assembly election on BSP's ticket.Notably, MP Ashwani Chopra has already expressed his inability to contest election this year.
His wife Kiran Chopra has expressed her interest in contesting the Lok Sabha election
CHANDIGARH: With an eye on BJP ticket from Karnal parliamentary constituency, former Congress MP Arvind Sharma on Friday joined the saffron party.Sharma formally joined the BJP after meeting Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Union ministers Krishan Pal Gujjar and Birender Singh at Haryana Bhawan in New Delhi.Contrary to the fact that Sharma's move was targeted at getting the party ticket, CM Khattar has maintained that his joining is unconditional.He will be given adequate position and role in the organization, Khattar said.A two-time MP from Karnal, Sharma had lost to Ashwani Chopra in 2014 general elections.
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