Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast, joined the BJP.
“I have formally joined the BJP; I will contest the elections and win,” she said.
According to the source, she has met former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other senior BJP leaders at the party office in Bhopal.
Sadhvi Pragya was charged in the Malegaon blast case that killed seven people in Maharashtra in September 2008. She spent nine years in jail in connection with the case and is presently out on bail.