SHIMLA, Feb. 9 -- A four-time Haryana lawmaker who made his Lok Sabha debut in 2014, Dharambir Singh, 63, is a shrewd politician known for his ability to feel people's pulse.

A known turncoat, Dharambir, who was a Congress MLA from Sohna, shifted his loyalties in 2014 to join the BJP. His being fielded from Sohna assembly seat on a Congress ticket in 2009 was a surprise and was a result of his proximity to then chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Much before the Modi wave in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Dharambir, who often wears a saffron "kurta", had started to move towards the BJP.

His political shift paid off as he contested and won the Lok Sabha polls on a BJP ticket from the Bhiwani-Mahendergarh constituency. The MP had announced that h...