Former Aska MLA joins BJP

Bhubaneswar: Congress leader and former Aska MLA Saroj Kumar Padhy on joined the BJP here on Friday.

Former Odisha Women Commission member Tilottama Nayak also joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and BJP state unit Basanta Kumar Panda at the party’s state headquarters here.

Pradhan said their joining will strengthen the party.

Padhy had successfully contested the 2004 Assembly elections from Aska constituency.