Bappi Lahiri joins BJP
Posted on Feb 01 2014 | IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 : Music director Bappi Lahiri joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday, saying he wanted to "now work for the country and people".
"After giving 42 years of my life to performing, want to work for the country and the people," Lahiri said after joining the party in the presence of BJP president Rajnath Singh.
"I felt good after speaking to Rajnath ji, I am joining BJP because they are giving me a chance to serve people," he said.
Bollywood actors Prashant Narayan and Ashima Sharma, Bollywood writers Sachindra Sharma, of "My friend Ganesha" fame and Tuhin Sinha who wrote "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" serial on Star Plus, TV actor Gaurav Chopra and consumer rights activist Rajyalakshmi Rao also joined the party on the same occasion.