Bhubaneswar: Versatile Odia cine artist Ajit Das today joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at its headquarters here. The veteran actor and renowned theatre director joined the saffron party in presence of Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan and State President Basant Panda.
“I have joined the party after being invited cordially. I have joined the party to work for bringing development in the field of art and culture in Odisha. I am not a politician, rather an actor”, said Ajit Das.
BJP also welcomed other leaders from Congress.
Notably, popular music director Manmath Mishra, comedian Harihara Mohapatra had joined the party few days ago.