Shankersinh Vaghela on Wednesday said that to defeat the BJP he will join the Congress if the high command asks him to do so and that too without any precondition.
Vaghela in a 2.20 minute video posted on his social media account said, “Today to defeat the BJP I will join the Congress if the high command asks me to do so.”
“My politics is for the people. I have known top leaders of the Congress and have worked with them closely. So it is obvious that I would attend the final funeral rites of Congress leader Ahmed Patel,” said Vaghela.
He said after the funeral, several Congress workers urged him to return to the party He said many party leaders had also invited him to return to the party. He said his answer has always been that he will go to Delhi if invited by Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi.
Shankersinh Vaghela & Bharatsinh Solanki
He said he had also recently met Bharatsinh Solanki to inquire about the leader’s health and to offer his condolence over the death of Solanki’s father Madhavsinh Solanki.
Shankersinh Vaghela said if needed he will work with Congress to defeat the BJP. “I will join the Congress if the high command asks me to and we must fight together to cleanse politics,” said Vaghela.
He said he is willing to join the Congress without any pre-conditions if the party calls him to work towards defeating the BJP.
He also criticised the BJP’s handling of the farmers’ protest. He said the BJP is treating the farmers as enemies, putting up barricades and disconnecting the internet and water supply.
He said he will take the appropriate decision at the appropriate time.
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