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BJP leaders observe fast in Odisha over Parliament disruptions

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Leaders of BJP's Odisha unit today observed fast here as part of the party's nationwide protest against the recent Parliament

The sit-in, led by BJP's and member Om Prakash Mathur, was held at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya park near the state party headquarters here.

Prominent among those who joined the sit-in were BJP's Arun Singh, party's Odisha unit president and Kanak Vardhan Singhdeo.

Hitting out at the opposition parties, Mathur said the and other parties, including the BJD, are stalling Parliament as they are scared of the growing popularity of and the developmental works and welfare schemes that are being implemented by it.

Accusing the and others of adopting a negative approach, the 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.

Slamming for disrupting Parliament, he said the opposition party has always been playing vote bank

It is obstructing the proceedings of Parliament as it is against development, he said.

also went on a day long fast and organised a sit-in at Sundargarh as a part of the nationwide protest by the party.

Similar protests were organised by the party in different districts of the state.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 20:55 IST