Punjabi singer Satwinder Bitti joined the Congress in the presence of state party president Capt Amarinder Singh in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
Bitti, 40, was welcomed into the party fold at a press conference at the Congress headquarters in Sector 15, Chandigarh.
Prominent among those present on the occasion were Congress leaders Sunil Jakhar, Brahm Mohindra and Kewal Dhillon.
Before becoming a Punjabi folk singer, who has also judged TV reality show Awaaz Punjab Di, Bitti was a national-level hockey player. She is an alumna of MCM DAV College, Chandigarh.