Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today expressed pleasure over Congress' decision to field Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad from Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency of the state, saying it would give their alliance a shot in the arm.
"Very pleased that the Congress has fielded Azad Sb (Sahib) from Udhampur LS seat. Excellent decision, just what we needed," Omar wrote on micro-blogging site Twitter.
He said Azad's candidature was the much-needed shot in the arm for the Congress-National Conference alliance in the Jammu region.
"Just what was needed to give the alliance shot in the arm in Jammu," Omar said.