Kerala’s P C George merges party with BJP

New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Kerala Janapaksham (Secular) chief P C George merged his party with the BJP on Wednesday.

George along with his son Shaun and other Kerala Janapaksham (Secular) leaders joined the BJP here in the presence of the saffron party’s in-charge for political affairs in Kerala Prakash Javadekar and other senior leaders.

“We are very delighted to welcome Kerala Janapaksham (Secular) leaders P C George, Shaun George and George Joseph,” Javadekar said at a joint press conference at the BJP headquarters here.

Welcoming George into the BJP fold, Antony said, “The merging of Janapaksham today will be the start of a historic trajectory in Kerala where the BJP will grow more and more, and contribute towards the prime minister’s mission to transform India into a developed country.”