Panaji: Hours after resigning as Member of Legislative assembly and from the party, BJP leader Alina Saldanha on Thursday joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
After resigning as member of the House, Saldanha flew to Delhi along with local leaders including State Convener Rahul Mhambrey to join AAP.
AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal welcomed Saldanha in the party.
Saldanha on Thursday resigned from the House and the BJP claiming that it is not longer the same party which she joined after the demise of her husband in the year 2012.
The 69-year-old MLA tendered her resignation to Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly on Thursday reducing the total strength of the 40 member house to 35.