Singh Deo quits as BJP assembly leader

August 27th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo Monday resigned as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in the Odisha assembly, a day ahead of the monsoon session.

“I have received his resignation. The party will soon take a decision,” BJP state president Jual Oram told IANS. Singh Deo has not cited any reason behind the move, he added.

Singh Deo’s resignation came a day ahead of the monsoon session of the state assembly. BJP has six members in the 147-member assembly.

Singh Deo, who represents Patnagarh constituency since 1995, refused to comment.

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