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BJP Councillor Amarjit joins Congress

Phagwara, Oct 10 (UNI) Congress got a shot in it's arm on Thursday, when dozens of BJP activists, including BJP Councillor Amarjit Singh and senior BJP leader Hari Om Gupta, joined the party, here.
Punjab Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora welcomed the BJP leaders in the grand old party.
Earlier, BJP Councillors Om Parkash Bittu, Vikki Sood, Tripta Sharma, Kuljinder Kaur and her husband Gurdeep Deepa had joined the ruling Congress, three days back. Now, the total number of BJP Councillors, who joined the Congress recently, has risen to five.
Meanwhile, Mr Arora claimed that several BJP leaders, including Naresh Kumar, Deepak Gogna, Subash Verma, Rajinder Singh, Pardeep Gupta and Harjot Singh, also joined the party.
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