BJP accuses Sam Pitroda of being middleman between BJD, Congress

Bhubaneswar: The state unit of BJP on Saturday demanded the removal of Sam Pitroda as technical advisor to the Odisha government for his alleged involvement in the National Herald scam.

BJP alleged that Pitroda works as a middleman between BJD and Congress.

“Sam Pitroda acted as ‘middleman’ between Naveen Patnaik and Sonia Gandhi for which he was rewarded with Cabinet rank by the Odisha government. He should be removed immediately,” said BJP spokesperson Sajjan Sharma.

Sharma said Pitroda has never worked for the state government ever since he was appointed as techical advisor to the state government.