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Tag: Bjd Infighting

BJD infighting out in open
BJD infighting out in open, party discipline goes for a toss

Ahead of the 2024 general elections, a showdown between senior BJD leader Debashish Samantaray and Paradip MLA Sambit Routray has now caught everyone's attention

'BJD Infighting' Comes Out In Open In Puri, Minister Refutes, Says Will Not Affect
'BJD Infighting' Comes To Fore In Puri, Minister Refutes, Says Will Not Affect 

A rift between two groups of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) workers came to fore in Gop block of Puri district on Sunday. 

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Panchayat Polls: Two Rival BJD Factions Come To Blows In Odisha’s Karanjia

As per reports, the supporters of the Thakurmunda Block president, Prashant Kumar Behera and the Karanjia MLA, Basanti Hembram got into a heated exchange of words at the party office which culminated in a scuffle.

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BJD Vs BJD: Party Hit By Infighting Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) seems to be imploding with infighting in the ranks which cropped up recently amid demands of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra’s removal from the State Cabinet.

BJD Feud Out In Open: Warring Factions Come To Blows In Kandhamal
BJD Feud Out In Open: Warring Factions Come To Blows In Kandhamal

Ahead of the panchayat elections in Odisha, two groups in the Kandhamal unit of the Biju Janata Dal engaged in a tense encounter bringing the cracks in the party out to open.

Two BJD groups clash in Odisha's Jajpur district

Jajpur: A clash erupted between two groups of BJD workers at Khilipankha village during the visit of Korei MLA Ashok Bala on Saturday. The MLA had reportedly visited Khilipankha to lay the foundation stone of an overhead water tank in the village when the clash erupted. As per reports, the incident took place when both […]

Rift in BJD spills on to streets as party workers clash outside Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar: As BJD is busy finalising candidates for constituencies going to polls in the third and fourth phases, infighting within the party’s Niali unit came to fore today with supporters of an MLA clashing with followers of another ticket aspirant. According to sources, supporters of Niali MLA Pramod Mallick staged a demonstration today in front […]

Elections 2019: Dissidence raises ugly head over ticket allotment in BJD

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of general elections beginning April 11, BJD seems to have got the double whammy. Not only disgruntled leaders are leaving the party in hordes, but the serious challenge staring at the party is the rise in dissidence within the party units across the State over selection of candidates giving the party the worst […]

Disgruntled BJD workers rebel against party MLA in Angul

Angul: Workers of the BJD in Chhendipada Assembly constituency have openly revolted against party MLA Susant Behera alleging lackadaisical attitude of the leader towards the development of the area. The rift in the party unit came to fore after hundreds of workers and leaders protested against the MLA during a public rally in Badasinghar panchayat […]

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BJD's Padyatra spills out infighting beans more than unity

Bhubaneswar: With 2019 elections just a few months away, it seems the ruling-BJD is into trouble with the growing infighting over tickets between aspirants and the present MLAs. This was evident when local leaders were objected to and group clashes erupted in differents blocks during the BJD padyatras that stretched from Puri to Mayurbhanj district. […]

Cracks in BJD's Angul unit appear

Angul: Rift in ruling-BJD’s Angul district unit came to fore after sarpanches of as many as 15 panchayats on Wednesday alleged negligence by party MLA and the local administration. Hundreds of party workers, chiefs of the panchayats, samiti members and block vice -chairpersons staged a dharna in front of the block office and accused the […]

BJD activists clash during Lawyers' Day celebration in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: A clash was reported between two BJD groups during ‘Lawyers’ Day’ celebration in Bhadrak here on Saturday. BJD’s legal front had organised a public meeting in the district on the occasion. As per reports, the incident occurred when the BJD activists were escorting Law Minister Pratap Jena to the meeting venue. Supporters of Bhadrak […]

Brewing dissidence, a looming threat for BJD

Bhubaneswar: Even as BJD president and Chief Minister has reposed faith on returning to power without forging any kind of alliance in 2019 elections, the road ahead doesn’t seem rosy enough keeping in view the growing dissidence and infighting within the party. Be it Khallikote, Aska, Daspalla or Brajrajnagar, there have been reports of infighting […]

BJD infighting resurfaces at Gunupur meeting

  Gunupur: A day after two BJD factions fought during a meeting at Bisam Katak in Rayagada district, infighting in the regional party resurfaced at Gunupur today. During a party meeting, a war of words ensued between two groups of the BJD at Gunupur town hall in presence of party’s Rayagada observer and general secretary […]

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BJD chief rules out infighting, says party is going strong

Bhubaneswar: Rubbishing talks on BJD infighting, the party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said there is no such problem in the party. The CM was speaking to newsmen at Naveen Niwas after returning from Delhi. “I don’t feel there is any infighting in BJD. Where are any such things in the party?,” he […]