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Ex-Odisha CM's wife likely to rejoin Congress

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Hema Gamang, a former parliamentarian and wife of former Odisha Gamang, is likely to join the again.

She is currently in to meet senior leaders of the All India Committee (AICC) to discuss her joining.

"I was in the party in the past. I have a good relationship with the senior leaders of Congress. I am in talks with the Congress leadership. There is nothing wrong in rejoining Congress," told on Tuesday.

It will be a homecoming for the former member if she rejoins the grand old party.

She had resigned from the in April last year.

She had joined the regional party just before the Assembly elections in 2014 and unsuccessfully contested as a BJD candidate from Laxmipur constituency.

Her husband and former Gamang is currently a member. He had quit the Congress party in 2015.

Shishir Gamang, her son, is also in the BJP.

was elected to the 13th in 1999 on a Congress ticket from parliamentary constituency.

She was also a Congress MLA from Gunupur assembly constituency in 2004.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 16:26 IST
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