Congress workers join BJD

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s two-day Odisha visit, around 100 party workers of Korei Assembly constituency joined Biju Janata Dal here today.

They include Korei block chairperson Aparna Mohanty, Sarpanch of Badakaincha panchayat Prakash Chandra Sahu, Tarapur Panchayat Samiti member Sameer Jena.

They all joined the ruling party after meeting BJD supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Niwas in the presence of Korei MLA Akash Das Nayak.