Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (LocalWire) Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Jagdish Chandra Mohanty has joined the Congress.
The former 1985 batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer said he took the decision to work for Odias in the state.
“I always dreamt of working for the people of Odisha. Today, I got the opportunity to serve my people,” said Mohanty on Friday.
The same day, Odisha’s former finance minister Panchanan Kanungo also joined Congress in presence of party’s national president Rahul Gandhi at Parivartan Sankalpa Samabesha in Bhubaneswar.