A day after resigning from the Congress, former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan on Tuesday joined the BJP on Tuesday. The official event took place in the Mumbai BJP office as Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis welcomed him to the party. Fadnavis said when he spoke to Chavan earlier the former Congress leader told him that he did not want any big post because he had held many big posts, he wanted to join Narendra Modi’s work of development for the people, Fadnavis said.
“I have joined the BJP with the wish to contribute to the development work of the central government led by Narendra Modi. It’s an unconditional move without asking for any post. It’s a new innings for me after serving in politics for a long 38 years,” Ashok Chavan said.