Bhubaneswar:23/7/22:Actress Arpita Mukherjee, a close associate of former West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee — from whose house Rs 20 crore was seized on Friday, has acted in at least six Odia films.
West Bengal Commerce and Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata on Saturday for his alleged involvement in the teacher recruitment scam.
Arpita debuted in the Odia film industry in the year 2008 with the film ‘Bande Utkala Janani’. She later acted in five other Odia films- Prem Rogi (2009), Tora Mora Jodi Sundar (2010), Kemiti A Bandhan (2011) and Mu Kana Ete Kharap in 2012.
She has acted with known Odia flim actors including Siddhanta Mohapatra, Anubhav Mohanty and Sabyasachi Mishra.
The ED was investigating the money laundering aspect of the recruitment scam, where transactions worth crores of rupees were allegedly made for the appointment of teachers recruited through the SSC.