Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced former Minister and Sambalpur MLA Jayanarayan Mishra as the Leader of the party in Odisha Assembly.
In view of his health conditions, he has declined to take any further assignments from the Government.
Odisha Assembly had passed a resolution to set up the Legislative Council or Vidhan Parishad in Odisha four years back but no resolution sent to the Centre yet.
A survey conducted under the Shikhya Sanjog showed that, only 29% of students in Odisha had access to smartphones to pursue studies during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
Odisha Police to launch probe into the violence during BJP Yuva Morcha Rally in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.
Both Opposition BJP and Congress rushed into the well of the assembly, soon after proceedings began and gheraoed the podium of Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro demanding dismissal of Dibya Shankar Mishra, the Minister of State for Home.
The BJD on Monday has protested against the Paika Rebellion not being recognized as the country's first war independence.