Bhubaneswar: Chairman of Western Odisha Development Council and senior BJD leader Subhash Chouhan passes away. Shri Subash Chauhan at the age of 54. His immense contribution to the development of Western Odisha will be remembered forever. He was battling liver cancer.
Chouhan joined the ruling BJD in March 2019 after he was denied the Lok Sabha ticket by the BJP. The BJD had also named Chouhan as one of its national spokespersons. He was also the BJD’s general secretary and co-observer for Kalahandi, Bolangir, Bargarh and Sambalpur districts during the assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Subash Chouhan was the national President of the Bajrang Dal the youth wing of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). From 1995 to 2000 he was the Odisha president of Hindu Jagran Manch. From 2000 to 2003 he was Joint prachar pramukh of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Odisha. In 2001 Subash Chouhan was also convenor of the Hindu Jagran Sammukhya. From 2003 to 2006 Subash Chouhan was Convener of Bajrang Dal in Odisha. From 2006 to 2007 he was zonal Convener of Bajrang Dal. He was appointed co-convener of the Bajrang Dal at the national level in 2008. In July 2010 he was appointed Bajrang Dal National convenor and worked till October 2012.