Odisha CM supports PM’s appeal for simultaneous elections

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday extended his support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal for simultaneous elections.

Speaking to the newsmen over the matter Patnaik said, “Having elections throughout the year disturbs the working process for the people. Therefore, we support the Prime Minister’s appeal for simultaneous elections. This will serve the country well.”

Soon after Patnaik supported the PM’s appeal, the state ruling BJD clarified that its Puri MP Pinaki Mishra will attend the meeting of the Law Commission of India, which is slated to be held in New Delhi on July 7 and 8.

Mishra will share his views on behalf of BJD during the meeting, which will also be attended by the representatives of every political party (those who support the simultaneous elections) across the country.

Justice BS Chauhan, Chairman of Law Commission of India had, earlier in the day, written to BJD supremo Patnaik inviting him to attend the meeting.

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