Bhubaneswar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday asserted that his party would form Government in Odisha in the 2019 elections by capturing a two-third majority in the State Assembly.
He said the party would aim at bagging 120 of the Assembly’s 147 seats.
Shah, who arrived in Bhubaneswar at Monday midnight on a three-day tour to the State, was addressing a party workers’ meeting s at Hugulapata and Ambapua villages in Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s home turf Ganjam district. The Ambapua meeting had presence of party workers of three districts, Ganjam, Gajapati and Kandhamal.
He was accompanied by Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Jual Oram, party State president Basanta Panda and Legislature Party leader KV Singh Deo and State in-charge Arun Singh.
He claimed that Odisha is going to witness a great “Paribartan” (political change) in short future.