Ex AAP leader Shazia Ilmi Joins the BJP .

Today former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today.

At a press conference today in new delhi where she was welcomed into the party by BJP’s Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay, the journalist-turned-political activist said, “There is indeed a new political discourse in this country and we must all be a part of it.”

Ms Shaiz, who had unsuccessfully contested the Delhi Assembly poll last year said she wasn’t interested in contesting the February 7 polls in the national capital. She was also defeated in May last year when she ran as the AAP candidate for Parliament from Ghaziabad near Delhi.