Popular Tollywood actor Srabanti Chatterjee has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday. BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and the state president Dilip Ghosh welcomed Srabanti to the party. BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya and Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta were also present at the venue.
“We welcome Srabanti Chatterjee to our party. People from various PATHS joined the BJP today,” Mr Dilip Ghosh said.
Srabanti Chatterjee and several other celebrities from the Tollywood industry have picked their political sides ahead of the state elections.
Bengal Assembly Polls 2021 will be held in eight phases starting from March 27. The results of the polls will be announced on May 2.
Srabanti’s joining came right after both BJP and TMC recruited several movie stars and celebrities in their respective parties. Tollywood actor Payel Sarkar and Yash Dasgupta joined the saffron party. Meanwhile, cricketer Manoj Tiwari along with Bengali movie director Raj Chakraborty, actor Kanchan Mullick and Sayoni Ghosh joined Mamata Banerjee’s TMC while the Chief Minister herself was present at the venue.