Bengali actor Yash Dasgupta on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of West Bengal BJP observer Kailash Vijaywargiya, BJP Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, and other senior party leaders in Kolkata.
The 35-year-old has acted in several Hindi serials including Bandini, Na Aana Is Des Laado, and Adaalat. He has also acted in several movies including Gangster, Fidaa, and SOS Kolkata.
Dasgupta's entry into the BJP comes ahead of the Assembly elections in the state. The elections for 294 seats of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly are likely to be held in April and May this year.
With both the BJP and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's TMC already going at each other's throats on a daily basis, the days leading up to the polls are surely going to be more interesting.