Dharmendra Pradhan BJP’s CM Candidate in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Senior party leader and Union minister Jual Oram said Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in the state.

He announced this while interacting with reporters yesterday here after former Odisha-cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi joined Bharatiya Janata Party.

The statement came amid rumours in the political circle that the BJP would project Sarangi as its chief ministerial candidate for the state assembly elections in 2019.

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