CM Naveen to campaign in Kendrapada constituency today
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister (CM) Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to campaign in BJD’s founder and stalwart Biju Patnaik’s stronghold- Kendrapada parliamentary constituency on Friday.
BJD supremo will try to woo the voters in Kendrapada ahead of fourth phase polling with just two days left.
CM Naveen will campaign in Mahakalapada and Patakura Assembly constituencies. He will be addressing public gatherings and attending roadshows.
Kendrapada constituency has been much discussed by all over the state. Baijyanta Panda was Kendrapada’s MP from BJD before he quit the party a few months ago and joined BJP. BJD is fielding Anubhav Mohanty against Baijyanta Panda.
State health minister Pratap Jena will be contesting from Mahanga Assembly constituency. Minister Sashibhusan Behera will be contesting from Kendrapada Assembly constituency, former minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak from Mahakalapada, Pratap Keshari Deb from Aali Assembly constituencies.
Kendrapada is set to be an acid test for BJD in 2019 elections.