Notice Issued Against Kendrapada Co-Op Society President

04 November 2019


Bhubaneswar: In view of the allegations of sexual harassment, rape and murder threat levelled against Kendrapada Co-Operative Society President Pramod Kumar Sahu, the Registrar of Cooperative Societies on Monday issued notice to the former on why he shall not be removed from the office of member as well as President.

Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Odisha, Bibhuti Bhusan Pattnaik has mentioned in the notice that conduct of Sahu is detrimental to the image of the said Society and its members and his further continuance is prejudicial to the interest of the Society.

Pattnaik has directed Sahu to state his objections, if any, within seven days as to why he shall not be removed from the office of member as well as President of the Committee of Management of Kendrapara Credit Cooperative Society Ltd., failing which the matter shall be decided as per law.

The notice further read that till a decision is taken on the above issue, Sahu is debarred from attending the office and discharge duties as member and President of the said Society and the Vice President of the Society shall act as in-charge President till the matter is finalized.

Meanwhile, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has also denied having any relationship with Sahu. An official communiqué issued by the BJD mentioned that Sahu had resigned from the party long time back.