Atree, the grandson of late Trilok Chand Sharma, the first Mayor of Delhi, is the President of All India Goods Transport Association.
After being with Congress for more than three decades he has now joined NCP as a Gen Secretary and is proposing his nomination for upcoming assembly elections in Delhi, a media release from his office said.
"Having strong hold in the constituency and significant presence in several Assembly segments, the senior leader brings with him the support of the Brahamin community in Malviya Nagar Constituency," it said.
Atree said, "I strongly opposed the corrupt policies of the party...which forced me to quit Congress, thus have joined NCP and will try to fulfil the expectations of the people of Malviya Nagar and the party."
--IBNS (Posted on 24-09-2013)