Yashwant Sinha says Indian democracy system is in danger, quits BJP
Former union minister Yashwant Sinha today announced that he was quitting BJP, saying that Indian democracy system is in deep danger. And along with quitting BJP, he is launching a nationwide protest to save democracy. Today afternoon he said that he is taking retirement from party politics and ending all the ties with the BJP.
Mr. Sinha had joined the BJP in the nineties and now he is ending all the ties with the party. He mentioned the current condition of the party as the reason why he is quitting BJP.
Mr. Sinha made it very clear that he is not joining any other party or he has nothing to do with political parties. He neither an aspirant of any top post nor he is interested in seeking one, he said. He said he will now try to unite all the non-BJP parties with a vision to save Indian democracy system.
Yashwant Sinha made this announcement on the occasion of his son Jayant Sinha’s birthday, who also happens to be a minister in PM Modi’s government.
When Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government was in power Yashwant Sinha had held the Finance and External Affairs portfolios between 1998 and 2004.