Cong not averse to supporting regional party leader for PM post: Azad

SHIMLA: The Congress is not averse to supporting any regional party leader for the Prime Minister’s post even if it emerges as the single largest party, Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday.

“My party high command has already made it clear that the Congress is not averse to making a prime minister from any regional party,” Azad told reporters here.

He was asked if the Congress will be ready to support any regional party leader for the PM’s post even if it emerges as the largest party in a hung Parliament. (AGENCIES)