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Congress, BJP attack Odisha government ahead of investor summit

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

The and the Bharatiya on Saturday slammed the government for failing to convert investment intents into projects in the state.

The political attacks come ahead of the 'Make in Conclave', the flagship biennial investor summit, scheduled to be held from November 11 to November 15 in the state.

The BJP termed the 'Make in Conclave' an event management organisation of the

"The whole process exhibits event management of the Such an event had taken place in 2016. Only 8 per cent of the total MoUs signed during the conclave have been converted into projects in the last two years," said state BJP

Pradesh Committee Niranjan said the was indulging in propagandist activities with an eye on the assembly and polls.

"In the last 18 years, the state government signed many MoUs with companies, but only a few have set up their industries here. Many including have shelved their projects and those who stayed back are either in poor condition or planning to sell their units," said Niranjan

said the opposition parties could not tolerate the state's development.

"The is spending the money on this programme after duly making budgetary provision. The opposition is intolerant of Odisha's development. Let them tolerate and see what is happening," said Das.

Over 800 industry leaders from the country and abroad are expected to participate in the investor summit.

Top industrialists of the country, including Mukesh Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla, and Chairman are expected to attend the conclave.



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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 20:54 IST