Amid the demands for a complete overhaul and change in Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) leadership, a delegation of the party leaders left for New Delhi on Sunday to meet the high command and put forth their suggestions.
The stepping down of Tara Bahinipati from the chief whip post when there is growing demand for change in guard in the State unit of Congress has created buzz in the political circles.
Bahinipati has reportedly quit the party chief whip position while Mishra, leader of the Congress Legislature Party, has also put down his papers
Amid speculations and demand by some senior Congress leaders to overhaul the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) leadership, the two time OPCC Chief, Jayadev Jena on Monday said he is not in the race this time and does not want to sit on the chair either.
Niranjan Patnaik hailed the move of the party president seeking resignation for poor performance in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur as exemplary step.
A video of the alleged profanity of Jena while speaking to Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party workers including some women in Mahanga has gone viral on various social media platforms
Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has been in the eye of storm for his alleged close proximity with Gobinda Sahu, the prime accused in the sensational Kalahandi lady teacher Mamita Meher murder case.
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As directed by the HC, the members of Congress held peaceful demonstrations at several parts of the State. However, normal life remained unaffected in the six-hour bandh as most of the shops and business establishments remained open in the State, including in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
The recent resignation of Pradeep Majhi from Odisha Congress seemed to have spurred the party high-command to revisit its strategy in the State ahead of the crucial panchayat elections in the State.
Some unidentified miscreants allegedly vandalised the office of the Youth Congress at Congress Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. The incident reportedly took place late night on Tuesday (October 12).
Though the exact reason behind the rampaging act is yet to be known, many party insiders believe that it could have been the handiwork of some disgruntled members of the Odisha Youth Congress.
Odisha Congress unit has hit a new low with senior leaders Pradeep Majhi and Tara Prasad Bahinipati openly indulging in verbal duels
Former Odisha Youth Congress president Sangram Jena, passed away during treatment for Covid complications on Thursday. He was 44, his family said.
Senior Odisha Congress leader and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati on Wednesday threatened to resign from his post blaming indiscipline by the State party unit chief Niranjan Patnaik.