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Fashion designer Agnimitra Paul joins BJP in Bengal

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Well-known fashion designer Agnimitra Paul joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Saturday.

Paul, who has designed clothes for a number of Bollywood films such as "Koi Mere Dil Se Pooche" and "Via Darjeeling", entered the BJP during a party programme held at the National Library auditorium.

State BJP President Dilip Ghosh welcomed her to the party by presenting her a scarf while Union Minister Babul Supriyo gave her a bouquet. Former state BJP President Rahul Sinha and the party's Rajya Sabha MP Rupa Ganguly were also present on the occasion.

Paul could be made a BJP candidate for the Lok Sabha polls, according to sources in the party. The BJP has so far declared its nominees for 29 of the state's 42 Lok Sabha seats.

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First Published: Sat, March 23 2019. 18:06 IST
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