Bhubaneswar: Ace actress Mahasweta Ray joins BJP today in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at the state head quarter of party in Bhhubaneswar.
Party organise a mega event for the . Her joining in BJP would strengthen the party in grassroots said the Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ideology and work for the development of the nation forced me to join BJP,” she said after joining the national party during a press conference in BJP’s state headquarters here.
The actress said she had interest in politics since her childhood. However, she got opportunity to enter politics years after her career in Ollywood adding the Prime Minister has become an inspiration for the youth mass in the country that inclined her towards the BJP. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan welcomed her during the press conference for joining the party.
Notably, earlier, Odia film stars like Ajit Das, Sritam Das, Pintu Nanda, Harihara Nayak, Pinky Pradhan, Mihir Das and Anu Choudhury had joined BJP.