Niranjan Patnaik

Congress appoints Sarat Pattanayak as new Odisha unit president

Assembly elections in Odisha are due before June 2024 as the term of the current assembly ends on June 24, 2024.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Ready to quit whenever high command wants, claims Odisha Congress chief

Stating that change in the leadership of the Congress is nothing new, the OPCC chief said that a new president is appointed every two-three years.

published on : 15th April 2022

Congress leadership change likely by month-end in Odisha 

The state leadership of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) is likely to be changed in the third week of this month.  

published on : 11th April 2022

‘Change Niranjan’ campaign intensifies in Odisha Congress

Stating that officers are not paying enough importance to any Congress leader at the State and district level,

published on : 8th April 2022

Demand for Odisha Congress chief change intensifies

Since 2000, Congress has changed the OPCC president nine times, but all of them failed to revive the organisation. 

published on : 5th April 2022

Central Congress leaders ditched State unit during polls: Suresh

Bahinipati had alleged that Patnaik falls ill whenever there is any election and does not provide any fund to the party candidates. 

published on : 3rd April 2022

Attack on journalists: Opposition blames BJD

A delegation of Congress leaders submitted a memorandum to the State Election Commission and demanded immediate transfer of Jajpur SP over the incident.

published on : 21st February 2022

Elect leaders who believe in Mahatma’s ideals: Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik

Expressing disappointment over violence ahead of the polls, he said political leaders are deviating from the path shown by the father of the nation.

published on : 16th February 2022

Faction-ridden Congress fails to distribute tickets

The party claimed that tickets had been released for all the 853 ZP zones by the president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) Niranjan Patnaik.

published on : 24th January 2022

Teacher murder: Congress calls Odisha bandh on November 12 demanding action against minister 

The bandh has been called to protest against the alleged inaction towards Minister of State for Home DS Mishra who is charged with patronising the prime accused in the kidnap and murder of a woman.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Congress fact finding team to visit murdered teacher Mamita Meher's village on October 28

Meanwhile, reacting to Congress allegations, the BJD said the Odisha government has never compromised on any issue and the law will take its own course.

published on : 28th October 2021

Odisha's Congress Bhawan ransacked twice, leaders point fingers at dissidents

Although the exact cause of ransacking is yet to be ascertained, senior leaders of the party indicated that it could be an act of the dissidents.

published on : 14th October 2021

Demands for removal of OPCC chief Niranjan Patnaik gains ground in Odisha Congress

The AICC may ask any of the two working presidents to remain in charge till a regular president is announced or may appoint somebody in his place.

published on : 8th October 2021