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In a major setback for the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, senior politician Jitin Prasada has defected to the BJP.

Lucknow: The Congress party has suffered a huge loss ahead of the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Jitin Prasada, a veteran politician and former Union Minister, has joined the BJP. Piyush Goyal, a BJP leader and Union Minister, helped him join the party. The Political Career of Jitin Prasad a late arrival Jitendra Prasad, the father of Jitin Prasad, was a senior Congress politician who lived in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Jitin Prasad, a B.Com graduate of Delhi University, was appointed secretary of the Congress’s Youth Congress in 2001. After that, Jitin Prasad was elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004 by winning his home constituency of Shahjahanpur. Jitin Prasada was appointed Union State Steel Minister in the Manmahan Singh administration in 2008, after the latter expressed trust in him.

After that, Jitin Prasad was elected to the Lok Sabha by winning the Dhaurahara constituency in Uttar Pradesh in 2009. However, he suffered devastating defeats in the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections as a result of this. Jitin Prasad finished third in Uttar Pradesh’s Dhaurahara seat. For a long period, Jitin Prasad was enraged by the Congress party. Let us inform you that Jitin Prasad has had a long-standing grudge towards the Congress party. He was also one of 23 politicians that wrote Sonia Gandhi letters. Prasad desired more responsibilities in the UP Congress, but he was neglected by the party’s leadership. Jitin Prasada was a close confidante of Rahul Gandhi, the Congress leader. However, he was ostracized in the Congress party for a period. Despite the fact that he did not overtly protest, he was continually hinting that he was dissatisfied with the party.

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