"There is no occasion for us to join the NDA. We have no invite from them. Our leader Naveen Patnaik (chief minister) has made that clear. We are not adversarial to the government at the Centre," said Pinaki Mishra.
Misra also blamed the short-sightedness of the Congress, which led to their loss. Over the last ten years, the Congress government at the Centre was adversarial to us. They showed abject hostility towards Odisha. The Congress was completely short sighted," he said.