Ex Puducherry Congress president A Namassivayam joins BJP

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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) Former Puducherry Congress president A Namassivayam and another party leader E Theeppainthan, who recently resigned as MLA from the assembly, joined the BJP on Thursday, in a boost to the saffron party in the poll-bound union territory. The two leaders joined the BJP here in the presence of its national general secretary Arun Singh. Social activist A Jayakumar also joined the party. Namassivayam lauded the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Puducherry is headed to assembly polls in April-May along with Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal and Assam. PTI KR AAR AAR