Bhubaneswar: A grand alliance is likely to be formed between the CPI, CPM, Congress and JMM ahead of the polls to give a tough challenge to the BJP and ruling BJD in Odisha.
The CPI is in talks with other political parties to form a grand alliance to flight the 2019 elections jointly in Odisha, informed CPI leader D Raja during a party programme in Bhubaneswar today.
“We are speaking to Congress. Not only CPI but also the CPM is also speaking to Congress. It is more likely the Congress, CPI, CPM and JMM would come together to fight the elections collectively and jointly in Odisha,” he told media.