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BJD spokesperson filed his nomination for Rajyasabha

Bhubaneswar: 15/5/17;Farmers’ problems, allocation of central funds and Mahanadi water dispute are the issues on top of his priority list to be raised in Parliament, said BJD spokespersoPratap Deb soon after filing nomination today for the by-poll to the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Odisha.

Talking to OTV Deb said, “My prime focus will be on farmers’ issues, central allocation of funds to Odisha and Mahanadi water dispute. 

The BJD spokesperson filed his nomination before the returning officer and Assembly Secretary today in presence of BJD President and CM Naveen Patnaik, other ministers, senior leaders and MLAs of the party. Patnaik was the proposer for Deb’s berth in Upper House while minister Bikram Arukh seconded him.

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