Odisha ruling Biju Janata Dal names 45 secretaries, 41 joint secretaries

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal on Thursday appointed 45 senior leaders as State secretaries of the party. Party president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also appointed 41 leaders as joint secretaries.

The newly-appointed secretaries include Kishore Chandra Tarai, Sandhamitra Dalei, Anubhab Patnaik, K Shanti, Bishnu Priya Das, Amresh Patri, Ranjit Mohapatra, Amarjit Senapati, Mandakin Kar, Biswajit Samantray, Chinmay Sahoo, Subash Moharana, Sailesh Dani, Rabi Narayan Nanda, Prayaskanti Samal, Marut Palo, Sk. Nizamuddin, Md W Shakeel, Bhubaneswar Kissan, Barati Singh, Subash Patra, Sisira Parija, Meera Parida and Puspendra Singh Deo.

The joint secretaries include Sanjay Baboo, Sanjit Mohanty, M Dhanjay Reddy, Santosh Bej, Samir Pradhan, Debasish Sit, Jyotiranjan Jena, Pruthiraj Sahoo, Prakash Kumar Dang, Dezalin Mohapatra, Swarjan Laxmi Samal, Rezwan Begum, Sanghamitra Jena, Sabita Mohapatra, Sabita Pradhan, Zahir Khan, Pradeep Bisoi, Chakradhar Hembram, Dharmendra Adhikari, Dillip Dhuria, Abani Ranjan Joshi, Rakesh Ram, Kailash Rana, Prasanta Nayak, Ashok Sahoo and Jagannath Das.