Well-known fashion designer Agnimitra Paul joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kolkata on Saturday.

Paul, who has designed clothes for a number of Bollywood films such as Koi Mere Dil Se Pooche and Via Darjeeling, entered the BJP during a party programme held at the National Library auditorium.

State BJP president Dilip Ghosh welcomed her to the party by presenting her a scarf while Union Minister Babul Supriyo gave her a bouquet. Former state BJP president Rahul Sinha and the party’s Rajya Sabha MP Rupa Ganguly were also present on the occasion.

Paul could be made a BJP candidate for the Lok Sabha polls, according to sources in the party. The BJP has so far declared its nominees for 29 of the state’s 42 Lok Sabha seats.