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Former Uttar Pradesh Congress Chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi.
Former Uttar Pradesh Congress Chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi.

Former Uttar Pradesh Congress Chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who was the face of Congress in the 2012 UP Assembly polls, is likely to join the BJP ahead of assembly elections due early next year.

This year, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been fielded as chief ministerial face of Congress in UP.

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Joshi was the president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee from 2007 to 2012 and serving as MLA from Lucknow Cantonment constituency.

REPORTS NOT CONFIRMED YET

The information of Rita’s joning the BJP has not been confirmed yet. Meanwhile, Rita’s brother Vijay Bahuguna has called the reports to be “just rumours with no truth in them”