Bhubaneswar: In the presence of former PCC president Shri Jaydev Jena at the Provincial Congress office at 11 am today, Jatani MLA Shri Suresh Kumar Rautaray was drawn to the incomparable social service and the fight against corruption. Many leaders and activists of the BJD and BJP from Khordha, Balianta, Balipatna and Jatani constituencies formally joined the Congress party, honoring the leadership of Rahul Gandhi and the All India Congress Committee’s Hon’ble Hon’ble Sonia Gandhi. It includes foreigners Umakant Mohapatra, Vishnu Charan Chhotara, Sudhakar Sahu, Sunil Kumar Ghadei, Paramananda Behera, Banabihari Sahu, Balaram Sahu, Birendra Singh, Soumya Harichandan, Somnath Sadangi, Chirhari Dalei, Sumanth Sethi, Srikanth Panda Major. “Their participation will strengthen the Congress in Khodha district,” he said. The former PCC president, Mr. Jena, greeted the leaders with a bouquet of flowers.