Singh, who represents Narla constituency in Kalahandi district, met Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik at his residence along with Anup Sai.

"Some people with vested interests have captured the Congress organisation and that is why we decided to join the BJD," said Singh.

Sai, who represents Brajarajnagar constituency, said he expects to serve the people better by joining the Biju Janata Dal.

Patnaik, who welcomed the two leaders in his party, said they will be assets for the Biju Janata Dal.

(Agencies)

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