New Delhi: The Congress high command on Monday dissolved the Odisha unit while allowing the president Niranjan Patnaik, and two working presidents Pradip Majhi and Chiranjib Biswal to continue in their respective posts.

The Odisha state committees under the leadership of Niranjan Patnaik was constituted for the recently held assembly and Lok Sabha polls.

“The Congress president has dissolved the PCC office bearers and all other committees constituted for recently held assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Odisha with immediate effect,” AICC general secretary K C Venugopal said in a statement.

The president and working presidents of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee, however, shall remain unchanged, he said .