Celebrated Bollywood actor Sunny Deol joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday at BJP's headquarters in Delhi, reports ANI.
He was inducted into the party in the presence of senior party leaders and union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal.After his induction, Deol said, “The way my Papa worked with and supported Atal ji, I am here today to work with and support Modi ji. My work will do the talking.
Son of veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra, Deol is expected to contest the ongoing Lok Sabha elections from Gurdaspur constituency of Punjab.
Prior to Deol's joining of the BJP, the speculations about the same were rife ever since he met with BJP party president Amit Shah in Pune, Maharashtra on Friday.
The BJP is fighting the Lok Sabha polls of 2019 in Punjab in a seat-sharing arrangement with its long-time ally Shiormani Akali Dal (SAD).It will be fighting the polls directly on three seats, namely Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur, for which the party is yet to announce its candidates.