Former Congress Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka, KC Ramamurthy joined BJP here on Tuesday. The 67-year old leader joined the party in the presence of BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh and Parliamentary Affairs and Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi at BJP national headquarters.
The former IPS officer Ramamurthy was elected to Rajya Sabha on 1 July, 2016 and has term till 30 June, 2022. Ramamurthy had quit Rajya Sabha member last week and also had resigned the Congress primary membership.
Speaking to reporters, he said, he joined the BJP to take the path of development of the country and he was impressed with the BJP developmental agenda.
Meanwhile, the flow from the Indian National Congress to BJP is still continuing. Earlier in the morning, Abdulla Kutty an influential leader from Congress who joined BJP was elected as the Vice-President of Kerala BJP.