The South Asian Times

17 January 2019 16:37 PM

BJD Backs PA Sangma For President

Bhubaneswar : Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Thursday said it will support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A.Sangma for the president's post.

Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik said he has also discussed the matter with AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.

"We will support Shri Sangma. He is the most appropriate candidate for the post," Patnaik told reporters here.


Update: 17 May, 2012