New Delhi: Veteran actor Moushumi Chatterjee joined BJP in presence of party National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday.
With this, Chatterjee returns to active politics after 2004. Part of the BJP party leadership met her and went through a thorough conversation regarding this.
In a face to face session with a national newspaper, she expressed her wish to return back to the active politics. But she did not clear the name of the party till then. But as per sources, she will go to BJP and contest Lok Sabha with a BJP ticket. The centre has not yet decided from where she will be contesting election.
She is among the celebrity faces who are involved themselves in politics actively. In 2004, she had contested Loksabha Election with a Congress ticket. She was a candidate of North-East Lok Sabha constituency where she defeated against CPM MP Mohammad Selim. There were no trace of her after that.
Talking to national media, she showered praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. She has admired the confident and fighting mentality Of CM Mamata Banerjee.
As per sources, actress Moushumi Chatterjee might contest from Maharashtra or West Bengal constituency.