Veteran journalist MJ Akbar joins BJP, calls Narendra Modi a visionary

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Journalist MJ Akbar joins BJP
New Delhi, March 22: The BJP is undergoing a churning at the moment. Even as some of its veteran leaders are feeling upset over the party's ticket distribution process, more and more people are making a beeline to join the saffron party.

Among the latest to join the BJP is senior journalist MJ Akbar.

Akbar, who was inducted into the BJP by president Rajnath Singh, said India today needs a visionary like Narendra Modi. Talks were also on that the journalist might be fielded as a candidate in the upcoming Lok Sabha election.

MJ Akbar said India today requires a visionary like Narendra Modi

Also ex-bureaucrat and Rajya Sabha member of the JD(U) NK Singh is expected to be inducted in the BJP on Saturday. Singh quit the JD(U) on Friday, saying that the JD(U) leadership left him disappointed. He accused party leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of ignoring development.

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