BJD, YSRCP May Be Part Of Anti-BJP Coalition, Says Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee indicated on July 28 that BJD and YSRCP, which were skeptical of taking a side, may join the anti-BJP coalition ahead of the 2024 elections. "The BJP may be big in size, but the Opposition will be stronger from the political angle," she said. Though Banerjee avoided the question of leadership in the opposition front, she recognized the importance of Congress in it.
Tags: Mamata Banerjee, BJD, YSRCP, anti-BJP coalition, 2024 General Elections
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Odisha Budget Assembly Dismissed Twice Over Paddy Procurement Uproar
The second day budget session at the Odisha Assembly endured two adjournments due to heated dispute between the opposition parties. The Congress and BJP fought over the state government's slack in paddy procurement causing loss to the farmers. "we will not allow the House to function until all the paddy bags are cleared from the Mandi," said the Congress party candidate Taraprasad Bahinipati. Reportedly, Speaker S N Patro dismissed… read-more
Tags: Odisha Assembly, Opposition, Congress, BJP, BJD, Taraprasad Bahinipati
Senior BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy Passes Away Due To COVID-19
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Pradeep Maharathy, who was suffering from COVID-19, died at 65 on October 4. Reportedly, the senior BJD leader and former Odisha minister was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneshwar on September 14 after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Maharathy had undertaken many portfolios during his political career, and was awarded Global Agriculture Leadership Award in 2016 and Krishi Karman Award 2014-15.
Tags: BJD, MLAs, Pradeep Maharathy, Covid-19
Courtesy: Zee News