In a move to provide impetus to the Governing BJD Youth Wing, BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik today appointed Amaresh Patri as BJYD President.
BJD Chief Spokesperson Surjya Narayan Patro announced the fresh appointments. Sanjay Das Burma, Minister and former BJYD President was also present in the Media Meet held here today.
Mr.Patri is known for his organizational skill and sources said that he is a close associate of Minister Panchayati Raj, Arun Sahoo, who is now taking lead in streamlining the party activities.
He replaced Minister Food, Supply and Consumer Affairs, Sanjay Das Burma, who held the post for quite a long time.
BJD Youth Wing was reportedly dormant and Mr.Patri has been brought in to activate the organization and move around the State to unite the young masses.
Another active youth leader Sanjit Mohanty, who hails from Western Odisha has been appointed Executive President of BJYD.
And Sisir Parija has been appointed as Secretary General of BJYD by the BJD Supremo.
Four young Lawmakers Byomokesh Ray, Pranab Kumar Balabantray, Anubhab Patanaik and Manas Madkami have been appointed as Advisors of BJYD.
BJD President and Chief Minister Patnaik today restructured party's student wing- Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD).
While Rana Pratap Patra was made President of BCJD, the Student Wing replacing Byamokesh Ray, MLA from the Presidentship of BCJD.
Other appointments are Harishankar Rout as the Secretary General of BCJD, and Utkal University former President Chinmaya Sahoo as the Advisor to BCJD.
And Debi Ranjan Tripathy designated as BCJD's Working President.
With infusion of fresh blood to both the frontal organizations, it is expected that there will be hyper activities in both Youth and Student Wings of the Ruling BJD.