In this interview with Satyajit Mishra, Odia actor Akash Dasnayak talks about ‘why he joined politics’.
Akash cries when questions asked about his father who is a trade unionist and social worker.
Akash is contesting for Korei Assembly seat on a BJD ticket.
This interview was telecasted on OTV’s ‘Khola Katha’ program (3 April 2014 episode).
BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik denied party ticket to Prafulla Ghadai from Sukinda Assembly segment, though the seat went to his son Priti Ranjan Ghadai, also a sitting MLA from Korei.
The veteran leader continued to get elected in 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and the ongoing 14th Assembly from Sukinda.