Odisha CM dismisses BJP's allegations as 'Non-Issue' amidst viral video controversy

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 29, 2024 IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting

Bhubaneswar, May 29: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting, dismissing the controversy as a "non-issue."


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The video, shared by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on X platform, stirred debate as it captured Pandian, a close aide of CM Patnaik, seemingly guiding his hand during a public rally.


Also Read: V. K. Pandian narrates 9 'self-goals' by BJP in Odisha


Sarma expressed concern over the video, suggesting a level of control Pandian, a retired ex-bureaucrat from Tamil Nadu, might have over the future of Odisha. He reiterated BJP's commitment to returning the governance of Odisha to its people. The video quickly gained traction, with several BJP leaders, including party's IT cell chief Amit Malviya, sharing it across social media platforms.


Also Read: 348 Assembly candidates in Odisha face criminal charges: Report

 

In response, CM Patnaik released a video message on Tuesday, addressing the BJP's allegations. He stated, "I believe the BJP, which is known to make non-issues into issues, is discussing my hands. This will certainly not work."

 

Patnaik's remarks underscore his dismissal of the allegations as politically motivated attempts to divert attention from substantive issues.


Also Read: Khordha BJP MLA Candidate Prashant Jagdev Vandalizes EVM , detained by police

As the political discourse intensifies in Odisha ahead of the elections, such controversies highlight the charged atmosphere prevailing between the ruling party and the opposition, setting the stage for an engaging electoral battle.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has responded to allegations from the BJP regarding a viral video depicting former bureaucrat V.K. Pandian seemingly influencing the CM's hand movements during an election meeting
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