Bhubaneswar, Nov. 21 -- Bhubaneswar: The Managing Director (MD), OTV Jagi Mangat Panda on Saturday said that the leading channel in the State is being harassed with false cases as part of a conspiracy orchestrated at the behest of the 21-year-old ruling BJD government in Odisha because of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's personal vendetta.

Panda's statement came in the backdrop of the quashing of a petition filed by the Odisha Infratech Private Ltd (OIPL), of which Panda is one of the promoters, in the Orissa High Court over the Sarua land issue.

Amid the motivated and biased action by the Odisha police at the behest of the ruling dispensation, Panda has called for investigation into all allegations by a neutral national agency in the in...