Bhubaneswar: The suspension order on senior BJP leader and former minister Jaynarayan Mishra, has been revoked by the party’s State unit president Basant Panda. Mishra was suspended from the party for six years on March 12 this year for anti-party activities.
With Jaynarayan, 11 other leaders from the BJP, including party’s former Sambalpur district president Nauri Nayak and newly elected Zilla Parishad Chairman Radheshyam Barik, also had their suspension orders revoked.
In his reaction to Kalinga TV on the revoking of suspension order, Jayanarayan said no formal communication had reached him in this connection so far.
Notably, Jaynarayan along with 11 others, suffered disciplinary action against them by the party’s State unit president Basant Panda on March 12 this year after an intra-party scuffle erupted during the election of Zilla Parishad Chairman in Sambalpur. Some supporters of Jaynarayan allegedly attacked party’s State unit vice president Sameer Mohanty over the party’s choice of candidate for the chairman’s post in which he sustained minor injuries.
While the scuffle was believed to be a fallout of the ongoing tussle between Jaynarayan and another senior party leader from Sambalpur Suresh Pujari, the former, along with 11 others, were suspended for going against the party’s decision, insulting party’s state executive body member and disrespecting party’s symbol.