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Humbly Invite PM Modi To Swearing-In Ceremony Of BJD Government: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

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24 April 2019


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Balasore: Furthering his electioneering for the ongoing general elections and canvassing votes for the party MP and MLA candidates under Balasore parliamentary constituency that goes to poll in the Phase-III on April 29, BJD supremo-cum-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Addressing the public, Naveen lampooned, “The Prime Minister didn’t turn up during Odisha’s hard times, had no time, but now visiting Odisha everyday during election.”

“Yesterday the Prime Minister told that he would come again to Odisha after the exit of BJD Government. After Phase-III polling, BJD has already gained maximum mandate by the blessings of the people of Odisha. I humbly invite Modiji to the swearing-in ceremony of BJD Government.”

Pooh-poohing BJP’s tall claims on Balasore Medical College and Hospital, the Odisha Chief Minister countered, “While the State Government has spent Rs 250 crore, the Centre has given only Rs 100 crore. A Union Minister had opposed to the founding of Balasore medical college. But, the State Government sought permission from the Empowered Comittee of Supreme Court and set it up.”

“What sort of politics is it? Self-respectful Odias will give befitting reply to it,” Naveen fumed.

The regional satrap reiterated his pledge, “4.5 crore people of Odisha are my family. I’ll keep on serving till my last breath. Bless me and cast your vote for conch symbol.”

Naveen today launched his whirlwind election campaigns in the district here from Bhograi, Jaleswar, Basta, Nilgiri, Remuna and Balasore assembly constituencies.

Later in the afternoon, he will be holding road show from Police Line Chowk via Cinema Square, Fakir Mohan Golei, Remuna Golei and Kalama Bus Stop in Balasore town. Also he will hold road show from Baisinga to Baripada via Manitri, Badasahi, Dukura and Sanakerko. Baripada town.

Winding up the day’s hectic electioneering, the BJD chief will be having his night halt at Baripada Circuit House.

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Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister, Odisha