Modi on Monday had said, “Today I want to appreciate two parties — the NCP and BJD. These parties have strictly adhered to parliamentary norms. They have never gone into the well. Other parties, including mine, can learn from them.”
As part of the training session, which roughly coincides with the 20th anniversary of the 1999 Super Cyclone that killed nearly 10,000 people in the state, women are given interactive and intensive training by local ODRAF members, police and the fire and health departments.
Kujur's friend Divyaranajan however, could not make it. There is little chance of verifying the circumstances leading to Divyaranjan's death, which Kujur says happened because of drinking sea water over a sustained time period and hunger.
A high-ranking source in the State Level Bankers Committee told The Indian Express that a delegation met the Director of Institutional Finance in the state and was assured that the first letter would be “clarified”.
The victory margin of the BJD is also gaining attention because Rita Sahu surpassed Patnaik’s victory margin from May. She won by a margin of 97,990, while the CM had won by a margin of 57,122 votes in May.
On Wednesday, Rout said, “I felt that the BJP does not need me and does not require me to participate in its organisational activities. So I thought of quitting, but I will not join any other political party.”
Maintaining that there has been “some misunderstanding”, Dr Patel told The Indian Express on Monday, “I would have explained the situation to the committee. But I was not present when they collected feedback.”