Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani Join Congress

New Delhi: Former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani today joined the Congress.

The two leaders joined the Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi, according to reports.

Kanhaiya Kumar had joined the Communist Party of India (CPI) ahead of the 2019 general elections. He had unsuccessfully contested from Begusarai in Bihar against Giriraj Singh of the BJP.

Mevani is an independent MLA in Gujarat and has won election with the support of the Congress.

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