BHUBANESWAR: Even because the pro-changers within the State Congress have been silenced due to the excessive command’s disinterest, president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Niranjan Patnaik now faces a brand new problem from the occasion’s whip within the Meeting Tara Prasad Bahinipati.
Two days after threatening to give up the occasion on the difficulty of State management not paying him due significance, Bahinipati made a U-turn, however maintained that his struggle in opposition to the OPCC president will proceed from throughout the occasion.
Bahinipati mentioned whereas BJD candidates are successful elections within the identify of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and BJP candidates relying on the charisma of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress candidates are successful elections on their very own and the OPCC president has no contribution.
Stating that Patnaik ought to step down due to his advancing age, Bahinipati mentioned that as a substitute of checking out points, he’s creating extra issues. Bahinipati had expressed his displeasure over the presence of former Congress MLA Kailash Kulesika on the dais throughout a press meet organised by occasion MP from Koraput, Saptagiri Ulaka.
Kulesika, former Congress legislator from Laxmipur Meeting constituency had resigned from the occasion. He had later withdrawn his resignation which was accepted by the occasion. However Bahinipati alleged that he had no data on Kulesika’s reinduction within the occasion. Spouse of Bahinipati, Meenakshi Bahinipati is the president of the Koraput District Congress Committee and he or she had additionally threatened to resign over the difficulty.
Nonetheless, Ulaka dismissed the allegations and mentioned these are non points. Kulesika had withdrawn his resignation which was accepted by the occasion. Odisha in-charge A Chellakumar and the OPCC president comprehend it. The Lok Sabha member mentioned the press convention was known as by him to current his demand to Railway Minister A Vaishnaw throughout his go to to the district.
As a former MLA from Laxmipur, Kulesika was on the dais. The DCC president and MLA candidates from the district have been current. Bahinipati had left as he had another engagement, Ulaka mentioned and added that the calls for of the district couldn’t be highlighted due to such disturbances.