Bhubaneswar: In less than two weeks of Leader of Opposition and veteran Congress leader Narasingha Mishra meeting AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi to discuss the change of guard in the party, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Prasad Harichandan today met Rahul and senior party leader BK Hariprasad in New Delhi.
“We discussed regarding Panchayat polls and organisational affairs. We also discussed issues of Odisha. I cannot reveal any other updates of the meeting to media,” said Prasad.
During the meeting between Rahul and the 15 member MLA delegation led by Narasingha Mishra, Rahul is believed to have supported Prasad and asked party members to stand united ahead of Panchayat polls. Soon rumours of the Leader of Opposition resigning made rounds whereas later the veteran leader denied thinking of such a move.
Meanwhile, Pragativadi had exclusive reports of former PCC presidents and arch rivals Jayadev Jena and Niranjan Patnaik secretly meeting in Bhubaneswar mediated by Bhakta Das.