Sabyasachi terms CPI-Maoist leadership opportunistic

Bhubaneswar: Mao leader Sabyasachi Panda, two days after the outlawed CPI (Maoist) said it had expelled Panda from the party termed it as ‘opportunistic’.

In an audio tape released to media houses on late Sunday night Panda also questioned the party leadership of CPI (Maoist). The former secretary of the Odisha unit of the CPI (Maoist) Panda said the party`s decision to expel him came seven months after he and his supporters had severed all ties with it, and a month after he announced the formation of a new outfit – the Odisha Maovadi Party (OMP).