Jharsuguda: Former Chief Minister Hemananda Biswal’s brother Bihari Chandra Biswal joined Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) at a special event held at party office at Beheramal here last evening.
After quitting ruling BJD, Biswal and his daughter-in-law Jyotshna Biswal joined the saffron party in the presence of the party’s district president Mangal Sahu, Biramitrapur MLA Shankar Oram and BJP state secretary Tankadhar Tripathy.
At the Misran Parva, Biswal said inspired by the ideology of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he joined BJP. He also slammed the ruling BJD for ‘corruption’.
Earlier in January, 2017, Biswal and his brother Khirod Chandra Biswal had joined BJD. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had welcomed them to the party.