Bhubaneswar, Jan, 13: The recent meeting held between Ollywood actor and BJD leader Arindam Roy and Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnab has created buzz in the political circle in Cuttack district.
Arindam Ray, the general secretary of ruling BJD met Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnab at a private resort of Athagarh of Cuttack district on January 8.
On the occasion of National Youth Day on Friday, Arindam suddenly organized a ' Yuba Sankalpa Samabesh' program at Cuttack wherein city Mayor Subash Singh, BJD City President Madhusudan Sahu, some corporators and BJD workers attended it.
Here, Arindam Roy cleared the air over his meeting with Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in Cuttack on January 8.
At the rally, Arindam said, “We will not limit ourselves to any area. You don't need an area to serve people. We should stand up for each other, support each other”
When asked by the media about meeting the railway minister, Arindam said, 'Who will meet whom is his personal matter"
"Vaishnaw was the Collector of Cuttack some years ago. I met him during his recent visit to Cuttack district. I always want to work for the people of Odisha. So, I can meet anyone as part of my effort to serve the people,” Roy said.
The Ollywood actor further said he has been inspired by the good work of BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
On the other hand, there is speculation that Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnab is likely to contest the Lok Sabha election from Cuttack.