BERHAMPUR: The Congress get together’s Saheed Divas observance was an uncommon present of power on Saturday at Berhampur the place senior leaders tore into the ruling Biju Janata Dal slamming it for all-round failure.
What was meant to be an event to commemorate 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s go to to the State turned an enormous public assembly at ruling BJD’s fortress within the Silk Metropolis.
The leaders of the grand outdated get together, which has been on a slipping floor in final two elections within the State, tried to infuse enthusiasm among the many employees as was evident with their speeches during which they vehemently attacked BJD and its insurance policies.
Odisha in-charge of the get together Dr Chella Kumar slammed the ruling dispensation for its all-round failure throughout varied sectors within the State.
Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik hit out on the Centre in addition to the State for a pointy rise within the costs of petrol and diesel.
He mentioned the hike has affected the frequent man and warned of a State-wide bandh on February 15 if the gasoline costs weren’t introduced down inside a fortnight by not less than Rs 10 per litre.
Patnaik described the BJD as “Bichitra Janata Dal,” Patnaik mentioned the get together has accomplished nothing throughout its 20 12 months rule within the State besides growing the variety of liquor outlets.
Criticising the failure of the BJD authorities in all fronts within the State, Patnaik alleged that it’s hand-in-glove with the BJP on the Centre.
“BJD’s anti-farmer perspective has once more been uncovered after it attended Finances Session of Parliament when greater than 16 opposition political events boycotted it demanding repeal of the three Farm Acts,” he mentioned and added that the regional get together in Odisha has all the time come to the rescue of the BJP each time it’s in bother.
Coming down closely on the BJP, Patnaik mentioned that the get together is predicated solely on propaganda and no motion. He mentioned the saffron outfit is nice at making false guarantees to folks earlier than the elections and demanded that Farm Acts should be repealed instantly.
Senior leaders together with Narasingh Mishra, Tara Prasad Bahinipati, Narasingha Mishra, Dasarathi Gomang and Ganjam DCC president Ramesh Jena have been amongst these current.