Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 IBNS | 1 year ago

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is not 'comfortable' with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.


"No I am not comfortable with him," Patnaiik told IBN7.

When asked to state the reason behind not supporting the Gujarat Chief Minister, Patnaik said: "I need not repeat the history as everyone knows it."

He said he will also not support Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Ministerial candidate.

"We wish to remain equidistant from both the parties (the BJP and the Congress)," he said.

Patnaik also said he has no ambition to become the Prime Minister of the country.

"I have no such ambition," Patnaik said.

He said he was happy working as the Chief Minister of Odisha.

(Posted on 15-10-2013)