Bhubaneswar:6/28/19: Former Congress leader and Sundergarh MLA Jogesh Singh joined the Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) at Naveen Niwas here on Wednesday.
Singh along with his supporters joined the BJD in the presence of Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s residence in Bhubaneswar.
Singh was suspended from the Congress party on January 17 over alleged anti-party activities. On January 22, Singh resigned as the Sundergarh MLA.
In a letter to AICC President Rahul Gandhi, the ex-congressman has stated that he is quitting the Indian National Congress (INC) and the legislator’s post on moral ground.