Patna, April 06: After quit BJP, the rebel Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader and Patna Sahib MP Shatrughan Sinha formally joined the Congress on Saturday.
Seeking a news innings in politics by joining hands with Congress, the former superstar of Bollywood tweeted: "It's with a heavy heart and immense pain that I finally bid adieu to my old party, for reasons best known to all of us, on 6th April, which also happens to be the Sansthapna Diwas of BJP”.
Showering praise on Rahul Gandhi he tweeted: “Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Patel and many others. Under the present President of Congress the very dynamic, able, tried, tested and successful face of today and tomorrow's India, @RahulGandhi, I hope, wish and pray that I'm heading into a better direction. Long live democracy”
"I don't hold any ill will for our people as they were like my family and I was groomed in this party with the guidance and blessings of the stalwarts like Bharat Ratna Nanaji Deshmukh, late and great PM #atalbiharivajpayee and of course, our friend philosopher, ultimate leader, guru & guide, Sri. L.K #Advani." he added.
Last week, the 72-year-old had announced his decision to quit the BJP and join the grand old party.