New Delhi, First Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic Games Deepa Malik joined the BJP here on Monday.
INLD chairman Kehar Singh Rawat also joined the saffron party at the party headquarters here where BJP national general secretary Anil Jain and Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala were also present.
Ms Malik praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the work done for women and their welfare. ‘Mr Modi has women in leading portfolios and he has also worked for the betterment of Divyangs,” she said.
She commended the Prime Minister for working towards the social uplift of the people and his special attention for the differently-abled that ‘he celebrated his birthday also withe ‘divyangs’.
“We welcome her into the party. She is an inspiration for all of us. She has made the country proud,” Dr Jain said.
Monday is the last day to file nomination for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections to be held on April 11 on 91 seats across 20 states.