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Former Chief General Manager of NABARD foray into politics by joining BJP

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19: Former Chief General Manager (CGM) of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) KC Panigrahi made his foray into politics by joining Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

He joined BJP at the party headquarters here yesterday in presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, party national vice-president Baijayant Panda and senior leader Damodar Rout.

After joining the party, Panigrahi said BJP has always worked for the poor.”I will utilise my 35 years of expertise in NABARD to serve the rural poor in the State. I will be directly in touch with the people in the days to come.”

Worth mentioning, Panigrahi had retired as the NABARD CGM six months ago.

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