Bhubaneswar: Senior Odisha BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra, Dilip Ray announce resignation from party . Rourkela MLA Dilip Ray resigns as member of Odisha Legislative Assembly as well as BJP. Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra announces his resignation from party at a press conference in Bhubaneswar; resignation letter sent to party chief Amit Shah, he says . Rourkela BJP MLA Dilip Ray meets Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat and tenders his resignation as member of Odisha Legislative Assembly.
Ray had earlier alleged negligence by the Centre towards construction of the second bridge on the Brahmani River and upgradation of Ispat General Hospital (IGH) into a Super Specialty Hospital in Rourkela. Bijay Mohapatra alleged that BJP leadership not sincere about issues of Odisha.