As per the recent reports, a Congress Minister in Himachal Pradesh in the Virbhadra Singh government, Anil Sharma has reportedly ditched the party and joined Bharatiya Janata Party.
It was reported that the official announcement by the party will be made tomorrow.
Sharma told the media, “I have resigned both from the party and the government owing to deliberate ignorance by the Congress in the run-up to the elections”.
Former Telecom Minister Sukh Ram’s son Anil Sharma, who was holding the post of a cabinet minister in Virbhadra Singh-led present government has now joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Following this, Himachal Pradesh will now vote for an assembly on November 9, Official said.
Sharma told the media, “My son has already met Amit Shah in Delhi. I will also resign from the cabinet. We cannot take any more humiliation from the Congress and its leaders”.
It was believed that Anil Sharma was Minister of state from 1993-97.