NF Bureau: Congress leader Bibhu Prasad Tarai, who quit the party yesterday, has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today at party’s state headquarter office in Bhubaneswar in presence of Party’s national Vice-President Baijayant Panda, senior leader Biswabhushan Harichandan among others.
While, Tarai wanted to be fielded from Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha seat, Congress had fielded him from Tirtol Assembly segment.
It is to be noted that Tarai had won the Jagatsinghpur Lok Sabha seat on a CPI ticket in 2009. Later, he had joined the Congress ahead of the 2014 general elections.
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