Former MLAs Utkal Parida & Dolagobinda Nayak join BJP
Kendrapara: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Odisha led by Union P&NG Minister Dharmendra Pradhan got a big boost in Kendrapara, as two political heavyweights joined the party today.
Former OGP (Odisha Gana Parishad) MLA from Kendrapara and a key aide of Bijoy Mohapatra, Utkal Keshari Parida and former Congress MLA from Aul, Dolagobinda Nayak wore the saffron cap, chanting ‘NaMo NaMo’.
Both leaders were accompanied by thousands of supporters who took the pledge to support BJP and accepted the party’s membership.
Dharmendra Pradhan welcomed the former MLAs as well as others to the party and expressed confidence that BJP would be able to match ahead in Kendrapara like Jajpur.