TNI Bureau: The Biju Janata Dal’s Executive Body Meeting was held today at the party’s headquarters under the chairmanship of party president Naveen Patnaik.
BJD’s Organisational Secretary Pranab Prakash Das said that the party keeps rising because of the trust reposed by people in CM Naveen Patnaik. “BJD won’t allow anyone to dent his image and keep working as per his directives and vision,” he said.
As many as nine proposals were cleared at the meeting ahead of the party’s 24th Foundation Day scheduled on December 26.
The proposals include special status to Odisha, 33% reservation for women in Assembly and Parliament, protection of Odisha’s rich culture and heritage, classical dance tag to Odissi, empowerment of SC, ST, minorities and other backward classes.
In addition, it has been decided to adopt the villages of Legends of Odisha as the Adarsh village and develop those. All the Legends of Odisha will be included in the educational curriculum.
BJD will continue its fight for implementation of M S Swaminathan committee recommendations on formulating MSP for the benefits of farmers, it has been decided.
The party will keep fighting for the special status, the Executive decided.
While addressing the Executive Body Meeting of the party, Naveen Patnaik said that the ruling party will continue to work for the interest of the 4.5 crore people of the State and fight for people of Odisha. He hailed the people power that makes BJD stronger every passing day and said that the party remains dedicated to serve the people of Odisha.
He has once again emphasized on the Odia Swabhiman and reminded all how national parties lack the vision and will for the development of a state like Odisha.
The meeting was attended by 80 executive members.