BJP's 'Shatru' dares Modi...Says Jai Akhilesh in SP office, hints at joining SP

Lucknow, Oct 11: He is now daring the BJP top brass to take action. Rebel BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday visited the Samajwadi Party office here and openly raised pro Akhilesh Yadav slogans. Accompnaying him was Yashwant Sinha. The duo took attended a SP  programme organised to mark the birth anniversary of Jai Prakash Narayan. Both then shared the stage with SP President Akhilesh Yadav.Shatrughan praised Akhilesh openly. “Akhilesh Yadav is a rising star of politics. He (Akhilesh) is undoubtedly the most popular and strong leader in Uttar Pradesh,” he said. Justifying his presence at SP office, he said, “I am here to pay tribute to the great leader Jai Prakash Narayan. I had entered politics because I was inspired by him.”He even hinted of joining Samajwadi Party.. “I will discuss on the future politics with Akhilesh, we all are the similar pitch as we all respect Jai Prakash Narayan. We are more like a one big family,” said the MP from Patna Sahib. Commenting on mahagathbandhan, Shatrughan said, “Who will play what role in the grand alliance will be revealed with time.”Yashwant Sinha took the opportunity to attack Narendra Modi government. “It’s like Emergency in our country these days. Those who disagree with the government are being harassed. It is time to fight Duryodhan and Dushasan,” he said. Taking a dig at Nirmala Sitharaman, he said that it was amusing to find that defence minister was clueless about Rafale deal.News24 Bureau