CM: Mahagathbandhan Not for BJD

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that, in the Mahagathbandhan(great alliance) which done by Congress and BJP , the ruling party of Odisha BJD will not participate in it.

Patnaik said as part of his party’s policy, the BJD will continue to maintain equal distance from both the BJP and the Congress.

“We will continue with our policy of equidistance from the BJP and the Congress,” he said.

“I want to clarify that as far as the Mahagathbandhan is concerned, the Biju Janata Dal is not a part of it,” Patnaik told reporters on the sidelines of a meeting in Bhubaneswar.


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