X
Bodies of woman, her married daughter recovered from their house
Cobra along with her 25 hatchlings rescued by members of Snake Helpline
Odisha Doctors Join Nationwide Day-Long Strike, OPDs Shut
Two killed in lightning strike in Badadei village
Lakhs Flock To Puri As Snana Purnima Rituals Begin, Devotees Enthralled
Minister of State (MoS) and BJP's Balasore MP Pratap Sarangi takes oath
Orissa HC Lawyers Boycott Court Till June 26
ASI Installs Jaya-Vijay Idols At Singhadwar Of Puri Srimandir
3 New Cyber Crime Police Stations To Be Set Up: Odisha DGP

Education, Agriculture, Jobs My Priorities: Balasore MP


29 May 2019

OMMCOM NEWS


New Delhi: Pratap Chandra Sarangi, a first-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Balasore in Odisha, said agriculture, tourism, education and employment were his priorities as the representative of the people.

Sarangi, known for riding bicycle and leading a simple life, told IANS, "In Balasore, there is drinking water shortage. I will do my best to see that the people of my constituency get it," he said.

On giving impetus to the tourism sector, Sarangi said: "Very few know about the Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary. It is known for elephants and if this place is developed, it will promote tourism and provide employment to many youth."

On the BJP's performance in the state, dominated by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the social worker attributed it to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Even the Odia youth have understood what does a strong leadership means for a country, surrounded by neighbours like China and Pakistan," he said.

"The Modi wave had swayed Odisha and the charisma of the Prime Minister has made a big impact on the people. Next time, we will form the government in the state as well," Sarangi said with confidence. 

In the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections in the state, the BJD won 12 seats, the BJP 8 and the Congress one.

(IANS)