Kulia (Odisha), Jan 29 (PTI) BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday slammed the ruling BJD, saying Odisha remains backward despite flow of huge funds from the Centre due to “inefficiency” and “inaction” on the part of the Naveen Patnaik government.Also Read - Odisha Unlock Guidelines For October: Night Curfew Timings Changed For Bhubaneswar, Cuttack | Details Here

Addressing BJP workers at Kulia in Cuttack district, Shah said BJP will retain power at the Centre because the Narendra Modi government has sincerely worked for the welfare and development of the poor and people belonging to Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes. Also Read - Odisha Relaxes Weekend Lockdown From September 1 | Check Full List of Guidelines

He also said that the Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) of opposition parties was devoid of leader and policy. Also Read - Odisha Relaxes Lockdown Guidelines From Aug 1, Allows Shops to Open Till 8 PM | Details Here

How can they form a strong Govt? Shah asked.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.