Bhubaneswar, Aug 27: Former Indian Hockey team captain Prabodh Tirkey will join Congress party.
Tirkey has expressed his interest in contesting the 2024 Assembly polls from Talsara constituency in Sundargarh.
“I have planned to join the Congress party. I am interested in contesting from Talsara Assembly segment to serve the people,” said Tirkey.
Tirkey was a member of the Indian Hockey team which won the 2007 Asia Cup in Chennai. His elder brother Ignace Tirkey had also played for the Indian Hockey team.