Odisha: Pratyusha Rajeshwari to join Congress on March 23

Bhubaneswar: Kandhamal MP Pratyusha Rajeshwari Singh, who resigned from the ruling BJD yesterday after being denied party ticket to contest in the upcoming elections, will join Congress on March 23.

Speaking to mediapersons, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Niranjan Patnaik said, “Pratyusha has evinced her interest to join Congress. She will be formally inducted into the party on March 23.”

However, Patnaik did not divulge any details about Pratyusha’s candidature in the Assembly elections.

Earlier speculations were on rife that Pratyusha will join BJP. After resigning from BJD, Pratyusha had cleared that she would join any other party or contest the polls as an independent candidate.

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