Dharmendra Pradhan’s former private secretary Sambit Tripathy joins BJP | India News

BHUBANESHWAR: Sambit Tripathy, who has labored as personal secretary to then petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, joined the BJP on Wednesday. Tripathy (48) had taken voluntary retirement from his Indian Income Service (IRS) job in 2020.
This determination comes shut on the heels of 2000-batch IAS officer VK Pandian’s untimely retirement and his anticipated foray into politics after he served as chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s personal secretary since 2011.
Sambit, who has been lively in voluntary works in Cuttack district after his retirement, mentioned he joined politics to have the ability to serve folks in a extra significant method. “BJP was a pure selection due to Narendra Modi’s robust management and occasion’s pro-people and nationalistic ideology,” he mentioned.
Sambit mentioned he has been at the moment serving to farmers to make farming worthwhile in his native space. Farmers are being educated to undertake new strategies of farming and discover various livelihood choices by way of voluntary efforts, he mentioned.
The previous bureaucrat, who final served as revenue tax commissioner in Delhi, mentioned he would like to contest from his native space within the meeting election. “It’s as much as the occasion to resolve. I’ll discharge my obligation in whichever position the occasion assigns me. Given an opportunity, I might like to contest from my space Baramba,” he mentioned.
Baramba is a BJD stronghold. Debiprasad Mishra has been representing the seat in a row since 1995, first time period as Janata Dal nominee and 5 phrases since 2000 as BJD candidate. BJP sources mentioned the saffron occasion has roped in Sambit to make inroads into the BJD bastion.
Sambit, a submit graduate from Jawaharlal Nehru College and regulation graduate from Delhi College, the 1998 batch former IRS officer was PS to Dharmendra Pradhan from 2014 to 2019.
On a day BJP welcomed Sambit in its fold, BJD took on board a former DSP, Raisen Murmu, a local of Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district, into the regional occasion. “Raisen’s becoming a member of will strengthen the occasion in Rairangpur meeting seat,” BJD Rajya Sabha member Manas Mangaraj mentioned. Naba Charan Majhi of BJP represents Rairangpur within the present meeting.

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