Odisha Congress sacks Prafulla Majhi for ‘indiscipline’

Bhubaneswar: A day after former MLA Prafulla Majhi announced his resignation from Congress, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC)  removed him from the party.

Majhi was removed from the party for indiscipline and anti-party activities, said OPCC Coordinator Deepak Mohapatra.

Yesterday, Majhi  also informed that after quitting Congress, he would join Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on December 10.

The three-time former MLA had debuted in politics after demise of his wife’s uncle Gajadhar Majhi, who was a popular Congress from Talsara in Sundargarh district and Minister, on May 20, 2006.

Majhi contested in Talsara by-poll as the political successor of Gajadhar Majhi in 2006 and emerged winner. He was elected to Odisha Assembly on Congress ticket in 2009 and 2014 elections, consecutively. However, he was defeated by BJP candidate Bhabani Shankar Bhoi in 2019 Assembly polls.

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