Kaun Banega Pradhanmantri: Ex-BJD minister D Rout joins BJP

Former Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Damodar Rout joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) . Former BJD MP Baijayant Jay Panda, who recently joined the BJP, was also present during Rout's formal induction into the party-fold. "Rout's joining will strengthen the party in Odisha. His decades with Biju uncle (Biju Patnaik) and long years in his cabinet a more