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Bhojpuri singer Kalpana Patowary joins BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Bhojpuri Kalpana Patowary, who hails from Assam, has joined the BJP in the presence of its and Sushil in

After joining the party yesterday, Patowary told "I am impressed by Narendra Modi's vision and leadership. I'll use politics as a tool, medium and power to serve more and reach out. BJP for me is an ideology."

"I have not joined BJP for contesting elections as of now, but I am ready to help the party in every possible way through my art", said the who has also lent her voice to many Bollywood films.

"Even though I join politics, my field of work will be the same - that is music and more importantly archiving our folk musical heritage", said the who is popularly known as 'Bhojpuri Queen'.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 12:05 IST