Naveen Appoints Ananta Narayan Jena as State General Secretary of BJD

Bhubaneswar: Ananta Narayan Jena, Former Mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, has been appointed as BJD’s state general secretary by Party Chief Naveen Patnaik very much ahead of the upcoming general elctions of 2019.

Jena, was recently appointed Bhubaneswar Development Authority chairman, and was also given additional charge as observer of the party’s Bhubaneswar organisational district as well as Patna Assembly constituency in Keonjhar district.

The Party Chief has also revoked the suspension order on former chairperson of Paradip Notified Area Council, Gobinda Tarai, BJD state secretary Bijay Nayak said in a release here.


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