A rebel Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader and former minister Bhim Singh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday, ahead of the third phase of the Bihar assembly elections.
Bhim Singh, a self proclaimed socialist, joined the BJP in the presence of state BJP president Mangal Pandey at the party office here.
Bhim singh is the same person who gave comment on Martyrs that people join police and army to die.
Narendra Modi, himself slammed Bhim Singh on the controversial statement and said, “It is a limit of shamelessness when MLA/MP made comments like people in army and police are for dying.”
Bhim Singh also alleged of taking side of Jitan Ram Manjhi when Manjhi-Nitish row took place.
Singh, who was a member of the Bihar Legislative Council, said: “Nitish Kumar has become arrogant and this forced me to join the BJP.”
The next round of voting in Bihar is due on October 28.