14 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik has appointed former mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Ananta Narayan Jena as the general secretary of the party as well as the observer of Bhubaneswar District BJD.
As per a press release issued by BJD State Secretary Bijay Nayak, Jena has also been entrusted with the responsibility of being the party observer of Keonjhar district’s Patana assembly constituency.
Notably, Jena has recently been appointed as Chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA).
In another order issued by the BJD supremo, the suspension slapped on former Paradip Municipality chairman Gobind Tarai has been revoked, the press note also stated.