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Former AICC member joins BJP in Ranchi

DUMKA/RANCHI:DUMKA/RANCHI: Former AICC member and chairperson of Dumka municipal corporation Amita Rakhsit on Monday joined the BJP along with 100 odd supporters in the presence of state party president Laxman Gilua and state in-charge Pradip Verma in Ranchi. The move comes in the wake of elections of the urban civic bodies in the state which are scheduled to take place later this year.

"A formal announcement on Rakshit's appointment as party candidate for the civic elections will be made soon," sources in the party said. "I have joined the BJP because I am impressed by the development accomplished by the BJP governments in the Centre and state," Rakshit said. tnn