Sonakshi Sinha on Friday said that her father Shatrughan Sinha should have quit BJP long ago as an entire group of leaders,including LK Advani,has not been given the respect to him as he deserved.
She said that Shatrugnan has long history as a BJP member since the time of Adal Bihari Vajpayee and had a lot of respect within BJP and now everything changed.
“I feel the entire group hasn’t been given the respect it deserved.I think he has done it a bit too late.He should’ve done it a long back,”she said.
“If you are not happy with what is happening at a place with which you are associated,then there is a need to bring a change.And the same he did.I hope in his new association with Congress,he will be able to do a lot of good work and not feel suppressed,”the ‘Dabangg’ actor told reporters at an award function here on Friday.
Shatrughan Sinha had on March 28 met Congress Predident rahul Gandhi in Delhi and will join Congress during the auspicious occasion of Navaratri next month.
Earlier,BJP denied the seat for Shatrugnan Sinha in his current constituency,Patna Sahib.He was a vocal critic of Narendra Modi,thus got denied the BJP ticket.
“Democracy within BJP does not exist any longer.Dictatorship prevails instead.That’s why I have decided to join the Congress party during the auspicious period of Navaratri,”he had told reporters.
It is expected that Shatrughan Sinha will contest in Patna Sahib from Congress ticket.
In Bihar the general election will commence from April 11 to May 19.