Bhubaneswar, 26/12 ( Odisha Samachar/Abhisek Mohanty) : “The Centre has been callous towards allocation of adequate funds to the State. Biju Janata Dal will continue its fight against such negligence”, said Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik while addressing a function organised to celebrate the 17th foundation day of BJD on Friday here.
Thanking the people of Odisha for reposing their faith in the party, Chief Minister said that BJD is committed to protect the interests of the State. He threw light on the various activities taken up by BJD for the welfare of the people of Odisha.
He further stated that the success of BJD in Odisha is a cause of concern for national parties. They were never with the people of Odisha and will not work for State’s development, he added.
Among others, Culture Minisrer Ashok Chandra Panda,
The party has also organised functions at all the district headquarters of Odisha on the occasion.