SRINAGAR — In a significant development, senior National Conference leader and Provincial president Jammu, Devender Singh Rana will quit the NC and is likely to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming days, sources said here on Monday.
Top sources told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that Devender Singh Rana will join the BJP in the coming days and the joining will take place in New Delhi.
They said that along with Devender Singh Rana, his close associates are also likely to join the BJP.
Meanwhile, political observers opined that the joining of Devender Rana with the BJP will give a major boost to the BJP in the region, and it will also be a big jolt to the NC as Rana was the main figure of the NC in the region.
Sources also said that Rana is likely to meet NC President Dr Farooq Abdullah in Srinagar soon to tender his resignation from the Provincial president post and the party as well.