Politically incorrect stand up comedian joins politics!
Raju Srivastava and Congress leader Jagadambika Pal joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today. Pal, formerly a Congress MP and the Uttar Pradesh Congress chief, had earlier resigned from the Lok Sabha as well as the party. Pal, 63, has been a three-time legislator and minister in Uttar Pradesh. Srivastava was earlier offered a ticket by the Samajwadi Party to contest the Kanpur Lok Sabha seat but he opted to join the BJP. BJP president Rajnath Singh welcomed both to the party.
The other celebs who are a part of politics this year are Gul Panag, Kirron Kher, Rakhi Sawant, Mahesh Manjrekar, Nagma and Mithun Chakraborty.