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91-year-old Congress leader ND Tiwari, son Rohit Shekhar join BJP in Amit Shah's presence

Former Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh chief minister and a senior Congress leader, Narayan Dutt Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar, on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party chief Amit Shah.

According to reports, Tiwari wants a BJP ticket for his son from Kumaon region of Uttarakhand and therefore is all set to change his loyalty.

The 91 year old leader was thrice the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (1976-77, 1984-85, 1988-89) and once the chief minister of Uttarakhand (2002-2007).

In 1986-1987, he served in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s cabinet as Minister for External Affairs.