Former Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Sumitra Singh joins Congress

File photo of Flags of BJP and Congress. Photograph:( DNA )

PTI Jaipur, Rajasthan, India Nov 29, 2018, 03.56 PM (IST)

Former Speaker of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly Sumitra Singh on Thursday joined the Congress.

She joined the Congress in the presence of AICC general secretary Avinash Pande, state Congress chief Sachin Pilot, former chief minister of the state Ashok Gehlot at the Congress state headquarters in Jaipur.

Singh, who has been the member of the legislative assembly for nine terms, was the Speaker during the first tenure of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.