Popular Bhojpuri folk singer from Assam, Kalpana Patowary joined the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) in a function of the party headquarters at Ambari in Guwahati on Friday. After her joining, Patowary was appointed as the brand ambassador of the party.
The joining programme was attended by Assam food & civil supplies minister Phani Bhushan Choudhury, water resources minister Keshab Mahanta and senior party leaders including Kamala Kalita. The singer urged all the women to join active politics for the development of the state, according to the reports.
Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is a partner in the BJP-led coalition party in Assam.
Kalpana Patowary has carved a special niche for herself in the Bhojpuri music world and has played an influential role in reviving and promoting Bhojpuri music industry all over the world and bringing back traditional forms of music to the international stage. She gave Bhojpuri music a rebirth and is globally acclaimed for her ability to sing in more than 30 different languages.