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  India   Politics  08 Jul 2019  ‘I am hurt’: Suspended Congress MLA Roshan Baig says will quit as MLA, join BJP

‘I am hurt’: Suspended Congress MLA Roshan Baig says will quit as MLA, join BJP

ANI
Published : Jul 8, 2019, 8:47 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2019, 8:47 pm IST

The former minister was recently suspended from the party for anti-party activities.

Baig has been allegedly linked to Mohammad Mansoor Khan, promoter of IMA jewels and prime accused in Ponzi scheme case. (Photo: ANI)
 Baig has been allegedly linked to Mohammad Mansoor Khan, promoter of IMA jewels and prime accused in Ponzi scheme case. (Photo: ANI)

Bengaluru: In a further setback to the Congress-JDS coalition, senior Congress leader Roshan Baig on Monday said that he would quit as MLA and join the BJP.

"I am hurt by the way the Congress party treated me. I'll resign from my MLA post and join BJP," said Baig who has of late attacked the Congress leadership in the state.

 

The former minister was recently suspended from the party for anti-party activities.

Baig has been allegedly linked to Mohammad Mansoor Khan, promoter of IMA jewels and prime accused in Ponzi scheme case.

Tags: roshan baig, congress, karnataka, congress-jd(s) alliance
Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru