Seven former decorated army officers joined BJP in the presence of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the national capital on Saturday.
Welcoming them, the Senior BJP Leader and Union Minister recalled their services, saying BJP will benefit from their experience.
She said their specialised experience will guide the party in improving the policy on national security.
Meanwhile, the Election Commission has asked Delhi Police to file an FIR against cricketer-turned-BJP candidate Gautam Gambhir for violating the Model Code of Conduct.
Gambhir reportedly held a public meeting in Delhi’s Jangpura area, without permission from the Election Commission.
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The East Delhi Electoral Officer, K Mahesh, has asked the Police to take note of the matter.
Gambhir is contesting from East Delhi Parliamentary constituency.