Actor Yash Dasgupta had joined the BJP in the presence of party’s West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy and Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta on Wednesday.
On the same day former India cricketer Ashok Dinda joined the BJP in north Kolkata.
Ashok Dinda, who recently announced his retirement from all forms cricket, joined the Bharatiya Janta Party in presence of the Union Minister Babul Supriyo and state BJP vice-president Arjun Singh at a public meeting.
The pacer had represented India in 13 ODIs and nine T20Is, picking 12 and 17 wickets, respectively.
His former colleague cricketer Manoj Tiwary and some Bengali film stars joined the Trinamool Congress on the same day in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Hooghly.
Actors Raj Chakraborty, Kanchan Mullick, Sayoni Ghosh also joined Mamata Banerjee’s party. (UNI)