Bhubaneswar: Resentment among ruling BJD MLAs over ministry reshuffle. It should be noted that in recent cabinet reshuffle no leaders from 11 districts have been inducted into the ministry.
No leaders from the 11 districts likely Kalahandi, Bolangir, Sambalpur and Sundergarh, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Nayagarh, Angul, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Malkangiri, Gajapati and Mayurbhanj have been inducted into the ministry.
BJD MLA from Bari Debashis Nayak says at least 1 leader from Jajpur should have been given ministerial berth in cabinet reshuffle. BJD MLAs Debasish Nayak, Pramila Mallick from Jajpur district assemble at MLA Amar Satpathy’s residence in Bhubaneswar.
BJD MLA Padmanabha Behera says it is natural to be in ministry when you win as a legislator many times . There should have been representation from Kalahandi district in ministry, says caption Dibyasankar Mishra. People have been disappointed with changes in ministry, expected a berth for me, says MLA Raseswari Panigrahi on ministry reshuffle .