By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar:
- BJD chief Naveen Patnaik to announce three names today evening
- Soumya Patnaik and Achyuta Samanta joins BJD ahead of RS Poll
Senior leader, media mogul Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and KIIT, KISS founder Achyuta Samanta joined Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today morning.
CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik is expected to announce three names from Odisha for Rajya Sabha election going to be held on 23th March 2018.
Speculations are there that, these two popular figures may go Rajya sabha with BJD ticket.
There was no hues and cries about Achyuta’s political ambition, however since last few weeks Soumya Ranjan was in regular contacts with Naveen Patnaik and his close aids.