Smrutirekha Pahi resigned from Congress on April 6.
Bhubaneswar, April 15: Smrutirekha Pahi, who had recently left the Congress, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a special programme held at party State head office on Wednesday.
Smrutirekha along with her supporter and Congress workers from from Chhendipada Assembly constituency in Angul district joined the BJP
In the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, BJP State president Samir Mohanty and several senior party leaders.
After joining the saffron party, the former Congress leader said that she was inspired by the ideologies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the pro-people works being done by his Government.
Smrutirekha Pahi resigned from Congress on April 6. She wrote a resignation letter to Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president in which she stated her reason as non-cooperation of the party leaders.