ravi kishan

The Gorakhpur seat was represented by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for five terms since 1998 until Praveen Kumar Nishad of Samajwadi Party won the seat in a by-poll last year.

Kishan had contested the 2014 General elections on Congress ticket from Jaunpur seat in Uttar Pradesh but managed to secure only over 4 per cent votes. Subsequently, he shifted his loyalty to the BJP within the next three years.

New Delhi, Feb 19: Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party today. The actor joined the party...