New Delhi, Jul 18: A galaxy of Bengali actors, including Rishi Kaushik and Kanchan Moitra, joined the BJP on Thursday in presence of West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh and senior party leader Mukul Roy here.
The artistes who joined the saffron party include Rishi Kaushik, Paru Mitra, Rupa Bhattacharya, Anindya Banerjee, Sourav Chakraborty, Deb Ranjan Nag, Rupanjan Mitra, Kanchan Moitra, Biswajit Ganguly, Momita Gupta and Arindam Haldar.
After the recently held Lok Sabha polls, a number of leaders, including sitting MLAs from Trinamool Congress and other parties, have joined BJP much to the embarrassment of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Recently Mr Roy, also a former Trinamool Congress leader claimed that over 100 MLAs in the state will join the BJP soon. (UNI)