NF Bureau: Four months after quitting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra on Thursday returned to saffron party.
The development took place after party’s national Vice-President Baijayant Panda along with BJP’s Odisha in-charge Arun Singh met him at his Bhubaneswar residence today.
Veteran leader resigned from BJP on November 30 last year.
He had unsuccessfully contested and lost the Assembly elections in 2009 from the Patakura and 2014 from Mahakalapada Assembly seats on BJP ticket.
Bijoy Mohapatra may contest from Patakura or Mahakalapada Assembly seat this time.
Earlier in March 12, Nation First News had reported that Bijoy Mohapatra would be back in the party soon. Also Read: Bijoy Mohapatra likely to return to BJP
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