Assam: Simanta Shekhar, Dipak Sarma join BJP


GUWAHATI: A total of 27 Assam artistes including popular singer Simanta Shekhar and flutist Dipak Sarma joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday. The artistes joined the saffrron party at a meeting held at state BJP head office in Guwahati. Assam state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass welcomed the newly-joined members to the party.

“Yes, there will be BJP government again,” said singer Simanta Shekhar who sang the BJP’s campaign song in the last Lok Sabha elections.

“I love BJP. Therefore, I have joined the party. I will keep playing flutes. I will only work through my flute,” said Dipak Sarma.