Bhubaneswar: Morada MLA Praveen Chandra Bhanj Deo today resigned from the primary membership of BJD today.
He has sent his resignation letter to party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. He also resigned from the post party’s Mayubhanj district unit president.
He had been elected MLA from Morada in 2009 and 2014 as well. BJD is yet to declare the candidate from Morada assembly constituency for 2019 elections.
On Sunday, senior leader and former Minister Raghunath Mohanty also quit the regional party alleging the party is now being managed by some vested interests.