Puri: A video of BJP national spokesperson and Puri MP candidate, Sambit Patra singing Telugu song to woo the voters has gone viral on the social media.
Patra, an MBBS degree holder performed the Telugu version of the hit song ‘Tum Mile, Dil Khile’ from the bilingual Telugu-Hindi action thriller film, ‘Criminal’ at a rally in Puri which has sizeable voters of the Telugu community.
Patra also posted the video on his twitter handle which has garnered thousands of likes and retweeets. “Puri has a sizeable Telugu Population as well. While Campaigning amidst them sang a famous Telugu number on demand. The frenzy in the crowd was palpable, don’t believe? A must watch! Lots of love to my adorable Telugu friends” read the tweet of Patra who is fighting against BJD heavyweight Pinaki Misra.
Patra has remained in the headlines ever since he landed in the holy town for the campaign trail. He also courted a number of controversies after he was spotted holding the replica of Lord Jagannath during a rally in the district.
Both the BJD and Congress had lodged complaints against him with the Chief Electoral Officer. Besides, the election commission’s flying squad also lodged a complaint against him for alleged violation of the model code of conduct.