Bhubaneswar/Koraput: BJP Vice-President of Koraput Debandra Mohanthy yesterday joined BJD. During his joining the State Sports Minister Chandra Sarathi Behera was present. Debendra said he joined the party after being inspired by the ideologies of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
Debandra was welcomed by Shri Behera to the party and he said that Mohanty’s joining would strengthen the BJD further.
Among others BJD women wing’s working president Rita Panigrahi, District BJD secretary Utkal Ranjan Nayak and other party members were also present in this welcome event.
Debendra had joined Janata Dal in 1997. But due to some reasons he left the party and joined BJP in 2005. On the joining event, Debendra said the working style of district level ministers of BJP was not matching with his ideology, so he joined BJD.