Asian Video games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik on Thursday joined BJP, social gathering president in Bengal Dilip Ghosh stated.
“From immediately onwards Pinki is a part of the BJP household,” Mr Ghosh stated after handing her the BJP flag.
Ms Pinki was a member of the Asian Video games gold medal and Commonwealth Video games silver medal profitable quartet within the 400m relay occasion in 2006.
In 2012, Ms Pinki was embroiled in a gender controversy when her lady good friend accused her of rape and gender misrepresentation.
She was stored in custody for 25 days and was made to bear intercourse verification exams to verify her gender.
She was cleared of rape fees by Calcutta Excessive Court docket in 2014 and had resumed her work in Japanese Railway.
Arjuna awardee Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, who had represented the CPI-M within the 14th Lok Sabha, had joined the saffron social gathering earlier this 12 months.
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