New Delhi: June 09, 2021 Former Union Minister Jitin Prasada, once part of Rahul Gandhi’s inner circle, crossed over to the BJP today in a huge blow to the Congress ahead of the Uttar Pradesh election next year. The 47-year-old leader, who was the Congress’s top Brahmin face in UP, exits at a time the Congress is in meetings at its Delhi office to try and untangle a feud in Punjab, another state voting in 2022 BJP is the only real political party. It’s the only national party. Rest of the parties are regional. BJP and (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi only ones that can meet the challenges the country is facing now.