Bhubaneswar: After thumping results in three north eastern states, the state BJP, which was mum following Bijepur result, today reiterated its confidence of wining 120+ seats in the 2019 Assembly elections in Odisha.
Reposing faith on the mission 120+ target fixed by party president Amit Shah for Odisha, Union Minister Jual Oram claimed to form government by dethroning Naveen Patnaik in 2019.
The organisation that had awarded former Tripura CM Manik Sarkar also felicitated Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik. We have already defeated one and we hope people of Odisha will give opportunity to dethrone another in 2019, said Oram.
Commenting on BJP’s performance in Bijepur by-election, Oram said we have just lost the by-poll but not died.
However, commenting on the statements of Union Minister Jual Oram, BJD leader and agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy said, “BJP will never come to power in Odisha.”