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Nilgiri MLA Sukanta Nayak resigns from ruling BJD

Balasore: A day after Nabarangpur MP Balabhadra Majhi deserted ruling Biju Janata Dal, Nilgiri MLA Sukanta Nayak resigned from the primary membership of the BJD.

In his resignation letter to BJD president and CM Naveen Patnaik, Nayak alleged of a conspiracy against him which was exhibited during the joining ceremony of an Opposition party leader recently. The Nilgiri MLA also alleged mental torture meted out on him by Balasore District BJD president day by day. Stating that the conspiracy against his unable to bear, Nayak urged the BJD supremo to accept his resignation.

Sukanta Kumar Nayak started politics from a very early stage and is influenced by Late Biju Patnaik. From student carrier, he was elected as science society secretary in the year 1983-84 session in F.M.college. He worked as Yuba Janata president in Nilgiri Constituency from 1991-94 during the regime of Biju Patnaik government.He was elected as first PS member in Undivided Kans panchayat of Nilgiri block and contested for the post of Nilgiri PS chairman. He worked as PS member from Undivided Kans panchayat from 1992 to 1994 and resigned from the post of PS member and joined in Government service. Again he resigned from service in 2014. He was then elected as a member of Odisha Legislative Assembly in Nilgiri constituency in 2014 from BJD. 

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