“I am highly impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. There is no other leader of his stature,” Bakshi told reporters after he was formally inducted into the party.
Many celebrities in a run-up to the national elections have joined political outfits. Earlier to this, Sunny Deol joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal. Sunny Deol has been named from Gurdaspur Parliamentary Seat in the upcoming Lok Sabha Polls. Former Cricketer Gautam Gambhir in a run-up to the polls has joined BJP and is contesting mega polls from East Delhi Lok Sabha Seat.
Delhi: Actor Arun Bakshi joins BJP in the presence of party leader and former Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh. pic.twitter.com/F661io7hBe
— ANI (@ANI) May 11, 2019
National Elections have already started and is being held across seven phases from April 11 to May 19. Polling for Phase-VI is slated for May 12. On Sunday, voting will take place for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, eight seats each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, seven in Delhi and four in Jharkhand.
Counting for the mega battle of ballots is slated for May 23.