BJD Declares Candidates For Nine Assembly Seats

Bhubaneswar : Ruling BJD on Sunday announced candidates for nine assembly seats for upcoming polls next months.

The candidates nominated to fight polls on BJD ticket are 1-Sambalpur- Raseswari Panigrahi, 2-Loisnga- Pradeep Behera, 3-Bolangir- Arkesh Singhdeo, 4-Malakangi- Mukund Sodi, 5-Lanjigarh- Pradeep Dishari, 6-Rairakhole- Rohit Pujari, 7-Brajarajnagar- Kishore Mohanty, 8-Patangi- Pritam Padhi, 9- Jharigaon- Prakash Majhi

The regional party had earlier declared 54 of 147 candidates for the Assembly polls and nine out of 21 LS seats.

The Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be held simultaneously in the State in four phases beginning April 11.