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BJD not part of Mahagathabandhan: Odisha CM

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Biju (BJD) President and on Wednesday said his party will not be a part of Mahagathabandhan, a grand alliance of opposition parties.

He also said that the party will continue to remain equidistant from both the and the

"As far as the Mahagathbandhan is concerned, BJD is not a part of it. We continue with our policy of equidistance from the BJP and Congress," said Patnaik.

At a farmers' convention in on Tuesday, the had said that the party will decide on joining the grand alliance of opposition parties later.

He also denied about any ministry reshuffle after the resignation of Agriculture and over his controversial remark on the acquittal of two accused in a gangrape and murder case in his constituency.



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 14:16 IST