‘Should have done it long ago’, says Sonakshi over Shatrughan Sinha quitting BJP


Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha on Friday said that she supported her father Shatrughan Sinhas decision to quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and join the Congress, adding that her father should have done it long ago. It I think if youre not happy somewhere you must bring a change that I hope in this new association with Congress, hell be able to do more good work and not feel suppressed, she was quoted by news agency, ANI as saying while speaking at an event hosted by Hindustan Times. Being a party member from the beginning from the time of JP Narayan ji, Atal ji and Advani ji, my father has a lot of respect within the party and I feel the entire group has not been given the respect they deserve. I think he has done it a bit too late, and he shouldve done it long back (sic), 31-year-old Sonakshi Sinha said. I think if you are not happy with how things are going around you, you should not shy away from change. Thats what he did, she added. Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP On Thursday, he had announced that he was quitting the BJP post his meeting with Congress President Rahul Gandhi. READ ALSO | Speculations are that Congress will be fielding Shatrughan from Patna Sahib seat in Bihar. His departure from the BJP came just days after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was announced as the party candidate from Bihars Patna Sahib, which has been a Sinha stronghold for 10 years. Painfully..on the way out of BJP..But hopefully in the best direction under the dynamic leadership of my dear friend Lalu Yadav and the desirable, most talked about leader from the Nehru Gandhi family. the true family of nation builders.. the actor-turned-politician had tweeted on Thursday.

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