Umesh Jadhav, the Congress MLA from Chincholi who submitted his resignation to Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar on Monday, formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at a rally in Kalaburagi on Wednesday.
“I am happy and proud of joining the BJP at the historical Nutan Vidyalaya grounds in Kalaburagi,” Mr. Jadhav said before Mr. Modi arrived on the stage. Mr. Jadhav recalled how he had listened to former Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s speech in the same venue.
Jadav was born in Kalaburagi. He is Doctor by profession, before entering to politics in 2013 he worked as a surgeon in government Hospital Kalaburagi.
Member of the Legislative Assembly from Chincholi 2013 to 2018. Parliamentary Secretary Health and Family welfare department. Member of the Legislative Assembly from Chincholi 2018–Present