Suara.com – Chairman of the PDI Perjuangan DPP Saod Abdullah admits that it doesn’t matter if Puan Maharani’s name is on the radar as Anies Baswedan’s vice presidential candidate in the 2024 presidential election. PDIP, said Said, will not hinder this discourse.
“Please, Mr. Anies is looking for someone, we will not get in the way. Even Mas Anies wants to say Ms. Puan is allowed,” Said said when met at the PDIP DPP Party School, Lenteng Agung, South Jakarta, Wednesday (7/6/2023) .
He said that every political party as a candidate pair has the right to find the best figure.
“Every political party has the right to seek a vice president and there is no prohibition,” he said.
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Furthermore, he mentioned Prabowo Subianto as one of the other presidential candidates. According to him, Prabowo also has the right to find a figure as his companion.
“It’s the same with Mr Prabowo, looking for a vice presidential candidate, whoever pleases because it is still within the limits of authority and autonomy and sovereignty of their respective parties,” he said.
Previously, PDIP had revealed that the name of Democratic chairman Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY) had entered the radar of vice presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo. On the other hand, the name of the head of the PDIP DPP for politics, Puan Maharani, was included in the Anies Baswedan cawapres exchange.
For information, AHY is now among the supporters of Anies presidential candidate in the 2024 presidential election. The Democratic Party has joined the Coalition for Change for Unity (KPP) with the NasDem Party and PKS.
Meanwhile, Puan is now the Chairperson of the PDIP Election Winning Team for the presidential candidate for Ganjar.
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Puan’s entry into Anies’ cawapres radar was revealed by Dadang Dirgantara’s Team of Eight Change Coalition for Unity (KPP).