Leaders of BJP's Odisha unit today observed fast here as part of the party's nationwide protest against the recent Parliament washout.
Hitting out at the opposition parties, Mathur said the Congress and other parties, including the BJD, are stalling Parliament as they are scared of the growing popularity of Narendra Modi government and the developmental works and welfare schemes that are being implemented by it.
Accusing the Congress and others of adopting a negative approach, the BJP vice-president said their disruptive methods are not going to affect the people who are convinced that BJP alone is capable of bringing progress in the country.
It is obstructing the proceedings of Parliament as it is against development, he said.
Similar protests were organised by the party in different districts of the state.
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