Thushar Vellappally is an Indian politician from Wayanad, Kerala. He contested the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections against Rahul Gandhi. He has his party the Bharath Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS). Thushar Vellappally is the son of Vellappally Natesan, who is an influential leader of Kerala.
1), He became the President of the “Bharath Dharma Jana Sena” Party after the launch of the party in 2015 2), Later, the UDF government appointed him as a member of the Guruvayur Devaswom Board, which he was appointed by the UDF Government 3), In November 2016, he became the State Convener of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Kerala 4), He contested the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Kerala’s Wayanad seat against Rahul Gandhi
Thushar Vellapally is the President of the Bharath Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) Party. He is the son of the highly influential leader Vellappally Natesan, the General Secretary of Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP) Yogam; an organization working for the betterment of the Ezhava community in Kerala.
Thushar was a businessman before being involved in politics, and he had no interest in joining politics too.
When Vellapally Natesan started the “Bharath Dharma Jana Sena” Party in 2015, Thushar got interested in politics and his career in politics kick-started. He was quickly appointed as the President of the BDJS.
After the BDJS was formed, it allied with the NDA.
For the 2019 general elections, he was announced to be running against Rahul Gandhi from the Wayanad seat. Amit Shah made this announcement just a few days after Rahul Gandhi announced that he’ll be running from the Wayanad seat in Kerala, as well as the Amethi seat of Uttar Pradesh.