Yet another Congress woman leader quits party

11/04/2019 at 2:04 PM

Bhubaneswar: Two days after Odisha Mahila Congress president Sumitra Jena resigned from the party, yet another woman leader quit the party today giving a further jolt to Congress.

Displeased over the functioning of the party leadership in the State, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) spokesperson Sonali Sahu resigned from the party today.

She tendered her resignation to OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik. She was a ticket aspirant from Khorda Assembly constituency. The party has fielded Swagatika Patnaik from this seat.

Earlier on April 9, Sumita Jena resigned from the party and also from the position of Mahila Pradesh Congress president alleging irregularities in ticket distribution and injustice meted out to women leaders and workers in the party particularly during ticket distribution. She later joined the ruling BJD.

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