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Dama Rout puts speculations to rest, joins BJP

New Delhi: Putting rest to all speculations, Damador Rout on Thursday evening joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the party headquarters in New Delhi.
The senior leader joined the saffron party in the presence of several senior leaders of the party including the state carders of the party.Earlier, Rout, who was expelled from the BJD, had hinted at joining either the saffron party or Congress if any such offers come in his way.He had also stated that although he tried to float a new political party against the ruling BJD, he could not succeed.

Two BJD Leaders Resign After Denied Tickets

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Notification Issued For Second Phase Polls In Odisha

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Notorious criminal nabbed after encounter in Cuttack, three cops hurt

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Congress Names Six LS, 36 Assembly Candidates

Bhubaneswar: A day after the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, Congress announ...