Former union minister Yashwant Sinha, who has not seen eye-to-eye with the BJP in the recent past, today announced that he was quitting the party.

The veteran leader blamed the condition of the party to be the reason behind his decision
Yashwant Sinha announced this during a meeting of his organization Rashtra Manch in Patna this afternoon.

Leaders of the Congress, Lalu Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal were present at the meet.
Yashwant Sinha had held the Finance and External Affairs portfolios in Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet between 1998 and 2004.