We will fight elections on our own, says Naveen
Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will select its candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls based on “winnability” factor, said Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday.
Asked by mediapersons on the chances of the BJD going for a coalition, Naveen said his party will fight the elections on its own. “We will fight on our own,” he said.
On Monday, Naveen had said the list of BJD candidates will be announced soon and exuded confidence of faring very well in the elections.
The finalisation of list of candidates by three major political parties of Odisha– BJD, BJP and Congress– is in full swing amid announcement of Lok Sabha and Assembly election dates.