Wednesday, June 19, 2024

VK Pandian Quits Active Politics After BJD’s Poll Debacle – N.F Times




Bhubaneswar: Former Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s aide V.K. Pandian on Sunday announced that he is quitting active politics. He further apologised to BJD for the loss in the recent Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.

In a video statement, he said, “Now consciously I decide to withdraw myself from active politics. I am sorry if I have hurt anyone on this journey. I am sorry if this campaign narrative against me has had a part to play in BJD’s loss…”

“My intent of joining politics was only, only to assist Naveen Babu, and now consciously I decide to withdraw myself from active politics. I am sorry if I have hurt anyone in this journey. I am sorry if this campaign narrative against me has had a part to play in BJD’s loss. I apologise to the entire Biju Parivar, including all the party workers for this,” he said.



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