Minati Behera replaces Pramila Mallik as Biju Mahila Janata Dal chief


Bhubaneswar: Soon after stepping down from the post of Odisha State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Minati Behera was appointed as the president of Biju Mahila Janata Dal (BMJD) today.

Meanwhile, Pramila Mallik has been appointed as the vice-president and advisor of the party’s women wing. Besides, Jyoti Panigrahi and Kasturi Mohapatra were appointed as the co-advisors of BMJD.

According to reports, Shreemayee Sweta Snigdha Mishra, Gitarani Bastia, Sulochana Das, and Lopamudra Baxipatra have been appointed as Working Presidents of Biju Mahila Janata Dal, while Sulata Deo and Elina Dash were appointed as General Secretary and Secretary of the party’s women wing respectively.

Earlier in the day, Minati Behera and Lopamudra Baxipatra, State Women’s Commission Chairperson, had tendered their resignations to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

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