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Panda, Pradhan slam CMO as they have no issue, says Naveen

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A day after a and attacked an of the chief minister's office, and CM Naveen hit back saying they do not have any other issues.

BJD's yesterday alleged that an has been interfering in the ruling party's affairs and he was seconded by Pradhan, a senior leader.

"When they have no other issues, they attack my office. This is nothing new," told reporters.

Asked if he would seek an explanation from Panda, the said whatever appropriate will be done.

"I'm busy with my development work for the state. People are well aware of what's going on," he said.

Following this, Panda said even Naveen Patnaik's father Biju was in favour of action against corrupt officers when he was the

"I'm v.disheartened. Did Biju Babu also have "no other issues" when he demanded action against corrupt babus?" Panda said in his twitter handle.

"If no issue, why 5 police platoons in Was it I who created disturbance in Was I not just doing my job peacefully? I still plead for my leader to examine????" asked the

Panda had faced opposition from a section of his own party men at in his constituency yesterday, when he had gone there to inaugurate a drinking water project.

After inaugurating the project, Panda had said there is no need to pay respect to an who interferes in the party's affairs and shelters persons involved in anti-people activities.

Pradhan also claimed in a written statement that the state's exists in name only due to intervention from an officer in the CMO.

P K Deb had also said that Panda was speaking the language of Pradhan.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 16:55 IST