Famous Bhojpuri singer Kalpana Patowary, who hails from Assam, has joined BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi in Patna.
According to reports, after joining the party on Thursday, Patowary said that she is impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision and leadership. She will use politics as a tool, medium and power to serve more and reach out. BJP for her is an ideology.
“I have not joined BJP for contesting elections as of now, but I am ready to help the party in every possible way through my art”, said Patowary.
“Even though I join politics, my field of work will be the same – that is music and more importantly archiving our folk musical heritage”, Patowary added.
BJP President Amit Shah met JD-U chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at breakfast during his visit to the state on Thursday.
With preparations for the 2019 general elections going on in full swing in the state, Shah held a series of meetings and discussions with the party leaders and workers on preparations for the upcoming polls.
Shah had interacted with 10,000 ground level party workers, who head the booths in the state.
He also met the party’s social media activists to discuss the digital campaign, said a BJP leader.
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