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Basanta Panda Elected Unopposed As Odisha's BJP State Chief

Bhubaneswar: Jan 14; Basanta Panda has been elected unopposed as the new president of BJP Odisha state unit. He was the only candidate who had filed his nomination papers for the top post during the scheduled time today.

The 54-year-old legislator from Nuapada replaces Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo. He said the welfare programmes initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be highlighted across the state. 
 
"Being a common worker of the party, I will take everyone with me to strengthen the BJP in the state and fight against the corrupt BJD ruling the state since last 15 years," Panda said. 
 
Panda has been elected twice to the state assembly in 2000 and 2014.
 
BJP Legislature Party leader filed three sets of papers at the party headquarters here with 10 proposers. The formal announcement was done here at a press conference.

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