By Our Correspondent
BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPARA: Call it a very tough stand by BJD Supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik against Kendrapara Lok Sabha MP Anubhav Mohanty. The BJD, which released its 80 members State Executive, kept out the actor turn MP from the apex decision making panel of the Regional outfit.
Naveen Patnaik picked up 3 from Kendrapara including Mahakalpada MLA Atanu Nayak, Rajnagar MLA Dhurba Sahoo and late Bed Prakash Agarwal’s son Sanjay Agarwal for the State Executive but left out MP Mohanty, who was earlier in the Committee.
Besides, MP Mohanty, Naveen also denied entry to Transport Minister Padmanav Behera to the State Executive.
Sources said, recent developments involving MP Mohanty has reportedly irked Naveen. The false affidavit on education and FIRs against the Kendrapara MP by a woman Journalist Sasmita Acharya , BJCD leader Manjit Das in Cuttack and Printing Press shop owner Smruti Ranjan Swain and TV Journalist Manoj Swain in Kendrapara has not gone well with Naveen, sources said.
Recently, Congress leader Nishikant Mishra had accused BJD MP Mohanty of presenting a false affidavit while filing nomination for 2014 Rajya Sabha polls. Nishikant had alleged that Mohanty produced wrong educational details in the affidavit by saying that he graduated in Public Art subject from Souvik University of Technology, Meerut in 2014.But the university was blacklisted in 2010.
Since his election to Lok Sabha from Kendrapara as BJD MP , Actor turn Neta , Anubhav Mohanty only brought shame for the Parliamentary seat while his unholy tales spreads from Cuttack to Kendrapara and Police Stations to Courts.
Where is Swabhiman ? Asked a local in Kendrapara town adding it was a historic blunder electing a leader, who always hitting headlines for all wrong reasons. The studied silence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also raised many eyebrows, added a Kendrapara based Journalist.
In social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram flooded with messages condemning the Kendrapara MP for his unruly behaviour.
Even though BJD has made Anubhav Mohanty as one of their National Spokesperson but not a single day anyone can see the MP in TV channel in National debates or debates relating to Odisha’s interest. “Not a single impressive developmental work has been taken by the MP since his election to Lok Sabha, added a local in Kendrapara.
“Now with allegations after allegations against Anubhav Mohanty, people of Kendrapara Parliamentary segment now started realising their mistakes,” said a Kendrapara veteran in Bhubaneswar .