Bhubaneswar, Dec. 6 -- A day after arrival of filmmaker Nandita Das and journalist-radio raconteur Neelesh Misra in BhuFesto, a five-day storytelling festival in Odisha capital, was reported, both today clarified that they will not be a part of the event.

Taking to Twitter, Das said she had not accepted the invitation citing prior engagements. "Not sure why my name is in the list," she wondered.

I had regretted this invite due to prior commitments. Not sure why my name is in the list! - Nandita Das, Neelesh Misra among storytellers in Odisha fest

- Nandita Das (@nanditadas) December 6, 2018

Similarly, Misra, replying to Odisha Sun Times' tweet, asked why his fans in Odisha being misled and his name misused.