Ahead of the assembly elections scheduled to take place in West Bengal state this month, former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha dealt a major blow to the BJP by joining Prime Minister Mamata Banerjee’s TMC party.
Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha has been angry with the BJP for a long time. For this reason, he was also working against the BJP. In 2018, he announced cutting ties with the BJP.
Yashwant Sinha, who was Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, lost the 2004 elections from Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency. Subsequently, he resigned from the position of BJP Vice Chairman in 2009. Bihar born Yashwant Sinha entered active politics in 1984. Earlier, he was selected to the prestigious Indian Administrative Service in 1960.