Bhubaneswar: Jharsuguda MLA Naba Kishore Das today resigned from the primary membership of the party and the post of Odisha Congress working president and said he would join the ruling BJD.
He submitted his resignation to AICC president Rahul Gandhi.
In his resignation letter, the leader said he will join BJD for development of his constituency but has no complain against Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik.
“The people and voters of my area want that I should contest the next election 2019 from BJD as they want our area should develop and I should join hands with Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister. Lastly, on public and voters pressurized request, I have decided to resign from Indian National Congress with primary membership and from the post of working president, OPCC,” said Das in his letter.