Kendrapara: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Derabish block Chairman Saroj Kant Sahoo, who resigned from the primary membership of the party, joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Wednesday.
Sahoo joined the saffron party along with his supporters in presence of party national Vice-President Baijayant Panda and senior leader Bijoy Mohapatra.
Sahu was a ticket aspirant to contest from
Patkura Assembly segment. However, he was denied ticket by the ruling BJD.
Sitting MLA Bedprakash Agrawal is fighting from the constituency.