Upadhyay was earlier removed from all party positions as a disciplinary action after he met BJP leaders, including the party’s election in-charge for Uttarakhand Pralhad Joshi.
Speculation is rife that the saffron party is preparing to field him from the Tehri Assembly seat which he had won in 2002 and 2007.
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“I have joined BJP with the spirit of taking Uttarakhand forward. You should ask Congress why such a situation has risen,” Kishor Upadhyay said after joining BJP in Dehradun.
Assembly polls in Uttarakhand will be held on February 14.