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Former MP Bibbu Prasad Tarai joined into BJP

Bhubaneswar :4/4/19: Former MP Bibbu Prasad Tarai, who had left congress party yesterday, joined into BJP fold on Thursday.

Tarai, the Congress candidate from Tirtol assembly constituency, had quit after the party decided to field labour leader Arindam Sarkhel alias Bapi Sarkhel from the Paradip assembly constituency.

“I was forced to resign the Congress after the party fielded a murder accused to contest in the Assembly polls. I have joined BJP without any precondition”.

Tarai, elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 on CPI ticket, is a known party hopper. After starting his political career in Congress, he had joined CPI. Later he had rejoined Congress. Finally he jumped to BJP barely few weeks away from polls.

The saffron party is likely to allot him ticket for Jagatsinghpur parliamentary constituency.

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