New Delhi | Ahead of the state assembly elections in Telangana, Swami Paripoornananda head of Sree Peetham on Friday joined the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and National General Secretary Ram Madhav.
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Addressing the media after joining BJP Swami Paripoornananda said, “I am happy to be part of this party…I am grateful to BJP president Amit Shah and Ram Madhav ji. I will follow them and work”. “I will work 24*7. I need nothing because Telugu people have given me a lot. I come here as a Karmachari (worker) and will remain a Karmayogi (one who desires nothing for his work),” he added.
Paripoornanda the founder of the Hindu Vahini is likely to hold contest election from the Greater Hyderabad seat of the Telangana Assembly. Earlier in July Swami Paripoornanada was banned from Hyderabad for six months for allegedly making provocative statements.