Hours after quitting the AAP on September 6, Lamba had announced that she would join the Congress in the presence of interim President Sonia Gandhi at her residence.
Hours after resigning from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Chandni Chowk MLA Alka Lamba, here on Friday, rejoined the Congress after almost six years. Lamba arrived at Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi's residence and took the primary membership of the party.
After months of squabble, AAP MLA Alka Lamba resigned from the party membership. Lamba quit the party today a tweet saying "its time to say goodbye".
At the time of her ejection, Lamba, the MLA from Chandni Chowk, was criticising the Delhi government and alleged that at least two families had been forced to purchase medicines from private chemists while they were being treated at the capital's government-run G.B. Pant Hospital.
The Aam Aadmi Party might field its Lok Sabha candidate Pankaj Gupta from Chandni Chowk in the next assembly elections, sources said.
Rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba on Sunday said she will be resigning from the primary membership of the party over the differences with her colleagues. Lamba also said that she will be contesting the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls as an independent candidate.
In a tweet, the Chandni Chowk MLA vented her anger and claimed she was asked to walk behind Kejriwal's car while other MLAs were with him in the car.
She tweeted in Hindi saying: "This is clear that statehood for Delhi is not an issues for the Congress. On the other hand, the AAP making it the main issue. How will the alliance take place?" she asked.
She claimed that Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will hold a public meeting near Jama Masjid in her constituency on February 20 but she has not been informed of it.
In December, Lamba had claimed that the party had sought her resignation. She also said she had been removed from the WhatsApp groups.
Infighting in AAP over resolution to withdraw Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna
There was a proposal for discussion on 1984 riots cas: Ram Nivas Goel, Delhi Assembly Speaker.
Senior AAPl eader and Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia denied Alka Lamba being asked to resign after she objected to support the resolution.
The party is also believed to be unhappy with another MLA Somnath Bharti who reportedly confessed to have drafted the hand-written resolution, according to sources.
However, Lamba said she will continue to support and "provide strength" to Kejriwal.
AAP MLA Alka Lamba alleged that she received a call from a BJP leader who offered her a Lok Sabha ticket and a post similar to the one given to Shazia Ilmi.