Ilmi joins BJP


New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today. Earlier in the day, Ilmi had met BJP president Amit Shah, who formally welcomed her in the party.

After Kiran Bedi, it was now Ilmi who became a member of the saffron brigade. Ilmi had earlier said that Delhi would get a new direction with former IPS officer Kiran Bedi joining the BJP.

After joining BJP, Ilmi had lodged a full fledged fight against her previous party. Asserting that many people are disenchanted with the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aadmi Party (AAP). Shazia Ilmi had also added that  said that she would aggressively campaign against the outfit.