After Dama’s dismissal from BJD, Bishnu eyes Paradip ticket

Bhubaneswar: After the dismissal of senior MLA, Dama Rout from the party, BJD’s Jagatsinghpur district president, Bishnu Das has offered to contest elections from the Paradip Assembly Constituency.

“If Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and the party want, I am ready to contest elections from the Paradip constituency.”

Questioning Dama Rout’s candidature from the constituency, Das said “Dama Rout is now no more a member of the party and the workers don’t support him anymore.”

Reacting to Das’ comments, Dama Rout said, “Becoming an MLA from Paradip is not in the fate of Bishnu Das. He is not my equivalent in politics.”