Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 19:
Former Congress MLA Simanchal Behera was among three leaders who joined the Ama Odisha Party (AOP) here on Wednesday.
Behera, who hails from Polasara, had been elected to the Assembly from Jagannathprasad on a Congress ticket in 2000.
The other two who joined the OAP today are Kalinga Keshari Jena, president of Bhanja Sena and Pabitra Mohan Mishra from Brahmapur.
Earlier in the day, Subhashree (Mili) Panda, wife of wanted Maoist Sabyasachi Panda of Odisha Maobadi Party, joined the AOP fold.