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Das resigns as RS MP

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Senior BJD leader Bishnu Charan Das has resigned from the after his appointment as deputy chairman of State Planning Board and convener of the ruling BJD's dalit cell.

Das tendered his resignation to Chairman last night.

"As I have been appointed as the deputy chairman of the Planning Board and convener of the BJD's dalit cell, I prefered to resign from the membership. It is not possible to do three jobs simultaneously," Das said.

Of Odisha's 10 members in the Rajya Sabha, the ruling BJD had eight members.

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 17:13 IST