New Delhi, Oct 1:
Former MP Soumya Ranjan Patnaik has been expelled from the primary membership of the Congress party for a period of six years, a brief press release issued by the AICC in New Delhi said.
When contacted, Patnaik told OST he came to know of the AICC decision from news channel reports.
“If this is the reward for serving the party for 25 long years, I have nothing to say. I do not think I have done anything to deserve this. However, if expelling me helps the party or any particular section in the party, I wish them the best of luck “‘ he said.