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Dharmendra Pradhan to be BJP’s CM Candidate in Odisha: Jual Oram

ONI Bureau:  Putting an end to all the speculations related to the chief ministerial candidate of BJP in Odisha in the upcoming general elections, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram on Tuesday said that the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is the CM candidate of the party for the State.

Asked about former Odisha-cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi’s joining the BJP, Oram said she has joined the party as a primary member but the saffron party will fight the forthcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections under Dharmendra Pradhan’s leadership.