Former MLA, R.S. Pura Prof. Gharu Ram today left BJP and joined Congress Party along with his hundreds of supporters.In a statement issued to KNS, Prof. Gharu Ram was welcomed in the party at Congress HQ here today by the PCC President Sh. G. A. Mir, Senior Vice President Sham Lal Sharma, Vice President Sh. Raman Bhalla and other senior Congress Leaders along with large number of his supporters.Prof Gharu Ram reached the PCC HQ Shaheedi Chowk Jammu along with his supporters amidst rising of slogans in favour of the Congress Party and its leadership. He was garlanded by the PCC President and other senior functionaries of PCC and inducted into the party. His supporters garlanded the PCC leaders and raised slogans in their favour.Prof. Gharu Ram, while addressing his supporters expressed full faith in the policies and its leadership in the country and state and assured to work dedicatedly to strengthen the party in R.S. Pura constituency and elsewhere amongst his supporters. He expressed gratitude to the party leadership for inducting him into the party and to serve the people in better way.
PCC Chief while welcoming him into the congress party said that R.S. Pura area in general and especially the down-trodden sections have remained the backbone of the congress party and the induction of Prof, Gharu Ram is an indication that Congress is on its path to restore its lost confidence and support in these segments. He said that Prof. Gharu is known for his ability and gentleman qualities and has served the people well. He asked him to work for strengthen the congress party in his area of influence and his services would be duly recognized, in the Party. He said that congress is the only Party which has its acceptability in all sections of the society and all three regions of the state. Senior Vice President Sham Lal Sharma while welcoming Prof. Gharu Ram said that his entry would give boost to the party not only in R.S. Pura belt but in other areas of his followers. He said the border belt has always believed in Congress ideology . and a days ahead would see the strength of Congress .
He expressed satisfactuion that down-trodden sections of society are now turning towards congress Party throughout the contry.Vice President Mr. Raman Bhalla, incharge Jammu District, warmly welcomed prof. Gharu Ram into the Party and hoped that party would be strengthen further.Other prominent leaders who were present included PCC Chief Spokesman Ravinder Sharma, General Secretaries Smt Namrata Sharma, S. Manjeet Singh, Vikram Malhotra, Former Minister Gurbachan Kumari Rana, Smt. Indu Pawar (Mahila Congress President) DCC President Jammu Urban Anil Chopra, PCC Secretaries Shashi Sharma, S. Sobha Singh, Krishan lal Gupta, Neeraj Gupta, Surinder Gupta, Manjeet Singh Jatt, Vice Chairman Minority Cell S. Gurdarshan Singh, Sanjeev Sharma, S. Gajan singh, Kapil Singh, Sonu Dogra, Masood Choudhary and others.