Focus is on strengthening party’s position in Eastern states: BJP Odisha In-charge
Bhubaneswar: The BJP’s focus has been on strengthening further its position in eastern States including Odisha, informed the party’s Odisha unit In-Charge D. Purandeswari.
Talking to Kanak News channel, Purandeswari said currently the party is focusing to build up its position at grassroot level in the State.
Alleging that Naveen Patnaik-led State government has failed to utilize the Central funds properly, the BJP Odisha unit In-Charge stated, “We are getting feedback the Central funds are being diverted.”
She further said the party’s Central leadership has given a direction to the party activists to work towards safeguarding interests of people of the State.
“This is the reason why BJP MLA Pradip Panigrahi attempted suicide in the State Assembly over mandi issues,” she explained.
BJP requests the Odisha CM to come out of his residence and understand the issues of the people, she said.
She said the Odisha CM has to give answers as to why he has been absent in the sessions of Odisha Assembly for around two years despite that fact that Patnaik he has been staying one and half kms away.
Asked about whom BJP will project as its CM candidate in Odisha during next general polls, Purandeswari said, “All our party activists are our leaders and we will present them before the people of the State. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is a party activist and has been carrying out his responsibilities well.”
Hitting out at Naveen Patnaik further, “During the 2019 election the CM promised to irrigate 10 lakh acres of agri land. We want to ask how many farm lands have been irrigated since the 2019 polls.