The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), which held an enormous assembly every so often of Saheed Divas on the Khallikote Faculty floor right here on Saturday to commemorate the completion of 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s go to to Brahmapur, used the event to slam the BJD and the BJP.
Addressing the assembly, Odisha get together in-charg Chella Kumar lashed out on the State Authorities and stated it has failed in all fronts. Within the identify of ‘Mo Sarkar’ and 5T, the BJD is fooling and exploiting the general public, he alleged. Kumar additionally got here down closely on the State BJP and questioned why it’s not demanding a CBI inquiry into the 5T initiative. He stated the Congress goes to type the Authorities in Odisha in 2024.
PCC president Niranjan Patnaik urged the get together staff and the individuals to throw the ruling BJD out of energy for its gross ‘misrule’ within the State.
Criticising the NDA Authorities on the Centre, Patnaik stated that the saffron get together is good at making false guarantees to individuals earlier than the elections and demanded that the three farm legal guidelines ought to be repealed instantly. Narasingha Mishra stated although Bijubabu was an amazing freedom fighter, his son Naveen Patnaik is sadly supporting the BJP led Union Authorities in every matter which isn’t in public curiosity.
Ganjam district Congress president Ramesh Jena i stated if the price of petrol and diesel shouldn’t be diminished at the least by Rs. 10 per litre, the Congress would embark on a agitation. He stated the get together will perform demonstrations and rallies at block, NAC and municipalities within the State. The get together would additionally maintain an Odisha Bandh on February 15 to protest the rising gasoline costs.
Amongst others, Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati; former PCC presidents Jaydev Jena and Sarat Pattnaik; AICC secretary Rudra Raju; Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinpati Khariar MLA Adhiraj Panigrahi; Jatni MLA Suresh Kumar Routray; Mohana MLA Dasarathi Gamango and different leaders have been current. Former Banki ML Debasis Pattnaik coordinated the assembly.