Raipur, State Bureau. Mission 2023: Congress leader Vedram Manhare joined the BJP on Saturday. In New Delhi, BJP’s state in-charge D. Purandeshwari got Manhare the membership of the party. Senior tribal leader of BJP and former chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Nand Kumar Sai was also present on the occasion. Along with Manhare, 10 more of his supporters have joined the BJP. Manhare and other leaders were welcomed into the party by Purandeshwari and Sai wearing saffron garlands of BJP.
Manhare, who joined BJP, has been president and vice-president of Tilda Janpad Panchayat twice. In the SC-dominated Tilda region, Manhare is considered to be a major mass base leader. He went to Delhi with his supporters from here on Thursday to join the BJP. It is being told that he was angry due to not being given importance in the Congress. In the 2018 assembly elections, Manhare had claimed ticket from Arang seat of Raipur.
This seat is reserved for SC, but the party had given ticket to Dr. Shiv Kumar Dahriya from there in his place. Dahria is currently a cabinet minister in the state government. He has the responsibility of urban administration and labor department. After not getting the ticket, the Manhare party was angry and their
There was talk of joining BJP. It is being told that Manhare, who reached Delhi on Thursday, has also sought time to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi there.