A six-time MLA, Das was elected to Odisha Assembly five times from Jagatsinghpur and once from Tirtol Constituency.
Das despite being a senior member of the ruling party violated the guidelines on numerous occasions.
Sasmit Patra said BJP should believe in the guidelines laid down by its party-Government at the Centre, Health Ministry, ICMR which state that only testing of symptomatic persons should be done.
BJD on Thursday refuted the allegations of the BJP that the Odisha Government is violating Central guidelines on Covid-19 tests.
The BJD has reiterated its demand for an early resolution of the Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
The announcement of new block and nagar presidents has further deepened the rift within the district unit of BJD with fears of violence looming large in many areas.
If the situation requires the second preference votes to be counted, the BJP will also have no chance winning the fourth seat.
The DGP has directed IG (Modernisation) Rekha Lohani to conduct the inquiry into the matter and submit the report.
Baka had filed his nomination before the election officer Adma Rawa only a few hours before his name was announced as the party’s district unit president.
Meenakshi, a State executive member of Biju Mahila Janata Dal had set herself afire in front of Berhampur SP office protesting police action against her son.
Sources said there is no consensus at the local level to fill up the post while the party high command too is yet to intervene in this regard.
Race for the post of district BJD president has picked up pace with three contenders throwing their hat in the ring.
Congress seeks action against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for submitting false educational qualifications
The Congress alleged that Mohanty, elected from Kendrapara Lok Sabha Constituency in 2019 polls, submitted a false affidavit during the 2014 Rajya Sabha election.
The third phase polls will decide whether the old hands will continue to dominate organisation at the district-level or new faces will take over them.
The Panchayati Raj department had to direct district collectors to revise the list by removing 13.25 lakh beneficiaries from the list of 27 lakh.