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Odisha Jana Morcha merges with Samata Kranti Dal

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The Jana Morcha (OJM), founded by late MP Pyarimohan Mohapatra, today formally merged with the headed by former Union

The parties formally announced the at a media meet here.

"Our party has merged with as it is working for the betterment of labourers, farmers and unemployed youths," told reporters.

Stating that had always pressed for the need of a strong alliance at the regional level, he said the decision was taken to fulfil wishes of the late leader.

along with would emerge as a strong regional party as both are working for the uplift of the people of Odisha, said Samata Kranti Dal chief B K Tripathy.

He said his party does not believe in publicity, but work silently for the interest of

Both and formed the OJM and Samata Kranti Dal respectively after they had been expelled by the ruling BJD headed by Naveen Patnaik.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 20:00 IST