Former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoined the party today after quitting the party for BJP on 18 April 2017, nine months ago.

Lovely, who was at Ministry for Revenue,Urban Development Languages in the Sheila Dikshit-led government, met party president Rahul Gandhi at his residence along with Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken earlier. He was welcomed back into the party by  Maken along with AICC incharge of Delhi unit PC Chacko. A four-time MLA, was first elected to the Delhi Legislative Assembly in 1998.

Mere liye koi khushi ka nirnay (leaving Congress, joining BJP) nahi tha. Peedha mein liya hua decision tha woh. Ideologically main wahaan (BJP) misfit tha: Arvinder Singh Lovely.

Mujhe kaafi accha lag raha hai ki woh waapis aagaye hain. Unhone realise kara ki end mein apna ghar hi accha hota hai: Sheila Dikshit, Congress.