Pradeep Pattanayak

Former MLA & BJD leader Dambaru Sisha resigned from the primary membership of the party on Thursday. 

In his letter to BJD president, Naveen Patnaik, he said he wants a fresh start to meet the aspirations of his people and workers. 

“My aim and purpose remain the same as it has always been from the very beginning to serve the people of the state and the constituency. I believe I am unable to do this anymore in this party. So to meet the aspirations of my people and my workers, I believe it is best to look forward to a fresh start,” read his letter. 

On the other hand, senior leader, Surendra Singh Bhoi also resigned from the primary membership of the Congress party. 

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In a letter to the president of the All India Congress Committee (AICC), Mallikarjun Kharge, Singh said he has resigned from the post of DCC Bolangir president and AICC membership. 

“I beg to say here that due to personal reasons I would like to resign from the primary membership, and the post of president DCC, Bolangir as well as AICC membership. With great honour, I thank you for giving me an opportunity to serve the party and my state for 38 years with passion, dedication and discipline,” read his letter.