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Odisha Congress MLA Prakash Chandra Behera resigns

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Prakash Chandra Behera, a MLA from Assembly Constituency (district), resigned from the primary membership of the party citing 'neglect' and 'humiliation' by the leadership.

Behara tendered his resignation to the on Saturday.

"In spite of my appeal to the PCC president, my grievance was not considered duly by the PCC. I was all along working for the party for the last 20 years. The party off late has neglected me," read his resignation letter. "Therefore with a heavy heart I am resigning from the primary membership of the Congress party," Behara wrote.

Assembly elections for the 147 member-strong will be conducted between April 11 and April 29 in four phases along with the Lok Sabha elections, while counting of votes will take place on May 23.

The term for ends on June 11.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 10:50 IST