Tag: Subal Sahu

BJD will cease to exist post Naveen: Congress

Bhubaneswar: War of words between political parties in Odisha is getting intense ahead of the Bijepur bypoll with Congress today claiming that the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will cease to exist following the retirement of Chief Minister and party president Naveen Patnaik in a span of two years. While lambasting BJD vice president Surya Narayan […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: Ex- MLA Panigrahi blasts BJD with past

Bhubaneswar: In a new twist to the ongoing wrangle in the run up to the Bijepur bypoll, former MLA from the constituency Ashok Kumar Panigrahi today brought a flurry of allegations against his former party BJD. Speaking to OTV, the former legislator said senior BJD leader, late Kalpataru Das had advised him to contest from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: Late Cong MLA Subal Sahu's wife named BJD candidate

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: Clearing the air, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik today declared late Subal Sahu’s wife Rita as the party candidate for the bypoll in Bijepur Assembly constituency. The bypoll was necessitated by the death of Congress MLA, Subal Sahu. “Yes, I think Rita Sahu will be our candidate,” said Patnaik while answering […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Prasanna’s twist on Bijepur battle after Subal's family joins BJD

Bhubaneswar: A day after late Subal Sahu’s wife Rita openly showed her interest to contest Bijepur by-poll on BJD ticket, party senior leader and MP Prasanna Acharya’s speculative statement on the possible party candidate has charged up the political atmosphere in the State today. Acharya, who is considered to be a western Odisha strong man […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Subal Sahu’s wife to contest Bijepur bypoll on BJD ticket

Bhubaneswar: Late Congress leader Subal Sahu’s wife Rita Sahu will contest the Bijepur bypoll on Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket. Rita, her son Sumit Sahu along with various supporters joined BJD today at the party headquarters here in presence of BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. “Our family joined BJD as it was my […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Infighting in Congress reason for joining BJD: Subal Sahu’s son

Bargarh: Growing intra-party squabble in Congress is the main reason behind joining BJD, said former legislator Subal Sahu’s son Sumit Sahu. Speaking to OTV, Sumit said, “My father had become legislator thrice after winning polls on Congress ticket, but he was ignored by the party and so he had decided not to contest on the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
House condoles Subal Sahu’s death, adjourned till tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The State Assembly has been adjourned till Friday after the House moved and adopted condolence motion on deaths of sitting Congress legislator Subal Sahu and former MLA Sura Sethi and a martyred police constable. As soon as the House assembled on first day of the monsoon session today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik moved the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bijepur MLA Subal Sahu passes away

Bhubaneswar: Congress MLA Subal Sahu from Bijepur constituency died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here today. He was 56. Sahu, a cancer patient was suffering from fever for the last three days. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, BJD MP Baijayant Panda and other leaders condoled […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJD will win the Bijepur bypoll: Rita Sahu

Rita Sahu, the BJD candidate for Bijepur bypoll, has been the cynosure of all eyes in the political circles in the state from the day she joined the party. The bypoll to the seat was necessitated after  the untimely demise of three-time Congress MLA from Bijepur, Subal Sahu. Being the wife of Sahu was never […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Will Bijepur Change Anything?

Rarely has an Assembly election received so much of attention – and for so long. The spotlight turned to this little known constituency in Bargarh district soon after the untimely demise of sitting Congress MLA Subal Sahu on August 22 last year and has not, despite the media’s well known short attention span on any […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021