Late Lulu Mohapatra’s daughter Upasana joins BJP with uncle Lalitendu
Bhubaneswar: Late Congress heavyweight Lulu Mohapatra’s daughter Upasana Mohapatra and brother Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra today brought an end to all speculations of political pundits in the state by joining the Bharatiya Janata Party at a special function called ‘BJP Mishran Parv’ at Exhibition Ground here.
Senior lawyer Pitambar Acharya and former Youth Congress leader Satyajit Pattnaik also joined the saffron party.
A number of supporters of late Lulu Mohapatra including members of Lulu Sena also joined the BJP.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other senior leaders such as BJP legislature party leader KV Singhdeo and BJP State President Basant Panda were present at the Mishraan Parva.