Shimla: With many BSP workers joining congress party on Friday, state president Thakur Kaul Singh said that contrary to claims made by chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, he was pinned down in Hamirpur and had requisitioned services of LK Advani and Narinder Modi for poll duty to secure the victory of his son Anurag Thakur from there.
Speaking to the media Kaul Singh said, â€œthe chief minister has been laying claim to be winning all four seats comfortably but the way he has been campaigning in Hamirpur and now deploying heavy-weights LK Advani and Narinder Modi to hold public meeting, he is not even sure of winning on home turf.â€
He said that the party had consolidated its cadres all over the state and were in a position to win the lone seat that BJP holds.
On the occasion about half a dozen important BSP leader which included Hari Dutt from Una, Ram Swaroop from Dharmshala, Onkar Rana from Shahpur announced severing their ties with Mayawatiâ€™s party and joining the congress party.
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