Haryanvi artiste Sapna Choudhary joins Congress

Sapna Choudhary.

New Delhi,  Haryanvi artist and popular stage performer Sapna Choudhary joined the Congress on Saturday.

Choudhary, who wants to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Mathura against Hema Malini of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), met Congress General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia before joining the party.

Mathura has a dominant Jat presence and Choudhary hails from the same background. Sources in the Congress said she is the perfect candidate for the prestigious seat and can give a tough contest to Hema Malini.