MeraNews Network, Ahmedabad: With just one year to go for the 2019 General Elections, all the political parties have begun their preparations in full swing. Congress suffered a jolt when senior leader Kunwarji Bavaliya decided to switch his loyalties to BJP, and now they are in search of a similar influential leader to poach into their side too. If sources are to be believed, former BJP MLA Dr. Kanu Kalsaria will be officially joining Congress after meeting party president Rahul Gandhi during his visit to Ahmedabad.

Sources close to Kalsaria informed us that top national leaders of the Congress and Kalsaria were in touch with each other for some time. Kalsaria was to join Congress before the 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections, but for some reason, there was a deadlock that couldn’t be undone at that point. Now that both the party and Kalsaria are on the same page, there is a possibility of an announcement being made during Gandhi’s visit to Ahmedabad in this regards. Probably, the party might field him as a Loksabha candidate in the 2019 general elections too.

Kalsaria, who has the reputation of being a very honest and proactive public leader, is known for his public protest against the Nirma group, which had not received the backing of either Congress or BJP back then.

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