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Odisha MLA Prakash Chandra Behera joins BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Odisha MLA Prakash Chandra Behera Sunday joined the after being with the for 20 years, with saying his presence will help the party bring about changes in Odisha under Narendra Modi's leadership.

Behera, who represents Cuttack's Salepur constituency, quit the on Saturday.

Joining the during a party press conference here, he said, "I have faith in Narendra Modi's leadership and the youngsters in my constituency are really impressed with the government's decision of carrying out surgical strikes."

He said he quit the because he was ignored by the party's state leadership.

Pradhan welcomed him into the fold and said his presence will help the party bring about changes in Odisha under the Modi leadership.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 13:20 IST
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