Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday 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.