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Actor Mithun Chakraborty joined BJP in Bengal.

Mithun Chakraborty joined the BJP during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Brigade Ground, Kolkata, on March 7.

Mithun Chakraborty joined the BJP during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Brigade Ground, Kolkata, on March 7.On March 7, actor and politician Mithun Chakraborty joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a rally in Brigade parade ground, Kolkata. According to the Indian Express report, Chakraborty said in the rally, “Earlier my slogan used to be ‘marbo ekhane, lash porbe shoshane (I will beat you here, your body will land in a crematorium)’. This slogan has become old now. I have prepared a new slogan for the campaign in this election. It is ‘aami joldhora noi, belebora noi, aami jaat gokhro, ek chobolei chobi (I am not an ordinary snake. I am the Indian cobra. One bite can kill you)".

Chakraborty was elected as a member of the Rajya Sabha from the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 2014. He resigned in 2016.

Dilip Ghosh, West Bengal BJP president, inducted Mithun into the party by giving him a party flag during the rally.

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