Not joined BJP, nor received any invite: Amar Singh

Lucknow: Former Rajya Sabha MP and SP leader Amar Singh, who had recently met BJP leaders and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today sought to dismiss speculations that he has joined BJP or received an invite in this regard.

Not joined BJP, nor received any invite: Amar Singh

“I have not taken BJP membership, neither received any invite to join it nor waiting for it,” Singh, who is on a personal visit to Jaipur, told reporters at Pink City Press Club here.

He said he is not affiliated to any party and would not hold any (political) post or portfolio for next 10 years. “I am living free. It would be foolish to aim and anticipate any post,” he added.

Singh said he found no shortcomings in Modi-led BJP government and its functioning until now. “Inflation has been contained ever since Modi government came to power, prices of fuel and other goods have been reduced, Clean India campaign, high polling percentage in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls, Modi’s speech over black money in Australia…it all shows the country is witnessing a big change,” Singh said.

Denouncing Congress’s allegations against Modi government over black money issue, Singh said, “Opposition members are crying foul and making allegations pertaining BJP’s promises to bring back black money to the country. Criticism for the sake of criticism is not good.”