Four major recent reasons why BJD’s time in power in Odisha would be short provided a deserving and viable alternative emerges soon.
1. Refusal to come under RTI. Didn’t even bother to represent itself in the recent case in OIC. 2. No Lokpal appointed for last 11 months and no Jan Lokayukta as committed by the honourable CM. 3. The unpardonable gaffe by senior minister in ULB election campaign and no action by either honourable CM or CEC of Odisha. 4. The extremely embarrassing mistake by a senior minister which exposes the hollow anti-center stand of the party for purely power-politics. While there are a host of other reasons, but unless the party and honourable CM acts swiftly on these issues and also brings in critical reforms in the way the party continues to pursue traditional political methods to win election in spite of being in such a strong and powerful position in the state. How ever, the challenge for any aspiring alternative is to fill the vacuum in the opposition space in Odisha politics by bringing in ethical politics of the kind showcased by #AAP in Delhi on a state-wide scale to win the trust and mandate of the people.