Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (LocalWire): Ahead of the 21st foundation day of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Dec 26, party president and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested party lawmakers to donate at least their one month’s salary to the party fund.
“I request all party members of the state legislative and Parliament to donate at least their one month salary to the party fund,” Patnaik wrote in a letter addressed to party leaders and lawmakers.
This apart, he asked party district presidents to help people interested to donate to the party fund through cheques and online transactions and facilitate fund collection.
Patnaik also urged the leaders to join at least 200 members in the party from every panchayat/ward.
The BJD was founded on Dec 26, 1997.