Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 2:
Popular Ollywood comedian Harihar Mohapatra aka Hari today joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at state headquarters in Odisha capital.
The comic actor joined the saffron party in the presence of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, state unit president Basant Panda, BJP’s legislative party leader KV Singhdeo and other leaders.
“I am inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s style of functioning. So, I decided to join the BJP,” Harihar Mohapatra said.
Besides, former Angul District Congress President Pratap Pradhan also joined the party.
Several other leaders from Nuapada and Nayagarh also joined the party.
Earlier, Ollywood actors Pinky Pradhan, Pintu Nanda, Sritam Das, Ashrumochan Mohanty and director Sudhakar Basant had also joined the BJP.