Odisha BJD names Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Achyuta Samanta, Prashanta Nanda as party’s nominees for Rajya Sabha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik picks Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Prashanta Nanda and Achyuta Samanta as candidates for Rajya Sabha .

It should be noted that Ama Odisha Party chief and former Bhubaneswar MP Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Head of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT); Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Dr Achyuta Samanta today joined the Biju Janata Dal at Naveen Niwas here in presence of Chief Minister and party Supremo Naveen Patnaik.