Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26:

Odisha Congress ST cell Secretary Basant Ulaka today joined BJP along with his supporters, said state unit of BJP.

Ulaka took primary membership of BJP at its state headquarters in presence of party General Secretary Prithiviraj Harichandan, Secretary Bhrugu Baxipatra and Rayagada district president Shiba Shankar Ulaka.

“We welcome him to the party fold. His addition will increase the organisational strength of the party,” said Harichandan.

According to BJP, he joined the party inspired by the good governance and pro-poor initiatives of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.