Yashodhara Raje, aunt of Jyotiraditya Scindia, welcomed his decision to join the BJP after he quit the Congress, saying it is a courageous step by Scindia.
Belonging to the Maratha clan, BJP leader Yashodhara Raje is the former minister in Shivraj Singh-led government of Madhya Pradesh.
An MLA from Shivpuri, Yashodhara Raje tweeted: “The blood of Rajmata has taken a bold decision in the national interest. We will tread together on the path of progress and will work for a new India. Now the gap between us has been filled. I whole heartedly welcome Jyotiraditya’s decision to quit Congress.”
राजमाता के रक्त ने लिया राष्ट्रहित में फैसला साथ चलेंगे,नया देश गढ़ेंगे,अब मिट गया हर फासला।@JM_Scindia द्वारा कांग्रेस छोड़ने के साहसिक कदम का मैं आत्मीय स्वागत करती हूँ।
— Yashodhara Raje Scindia (@yashodhararaje) March 10, 2020
She said her mother Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia had played a crucial role in establishing the Jan Sangh and the BJP.