Congress releases list of candidates for 7 LS and 20 Assembly seats in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Central Election Committee (CEC) of the All India Congress Committee announced the names of its candidate for 7 Lok Sabha (LS) and 20 Assembly seats in Odisha today.

While the LS list of the grand old party includes at least two women candidates namely, Madhumita Sethi for Bhadrak and Pratima Mallick for Jagatsinghpur constituencies the Assembly list encloses an equal number of them.

The candidates in the fray for Lok Sabha seats are,

  1. Nabajyoti Patnaik (Balasore)
  2. Madumita Sethy (Bhadrak)
  3. KP Singhdeo (Dhenkanal)
  4. Pratima Mallick (Jagatsinghpur)
  5. Dharanidhar Nayak (Kendrapara)
  6. Fakir Mohan Nayak (Keonjhar)
  7. Satya Prakash Nayak (Puri)

The candidates who have been selected for Assembly constituencies are,

  1. Mohan Hembram (Telkoi)
  2. Gopeshwar Naik (Patna)
  3. Mahendra Naik (Jashipur)
  4. Benudhar Mahapatra (Udala)
  5. Dasarath Singh (Baripada)
  6. Satyasiba Das (Bhograi)
  7. Bijan Nayak (Basta)
  8. Pratap Sethi (Remuna)
  9. Ashok Kumar Das (Basudevpur)
  10. Bidyadhar Jena (Dhamnagar)
  11. Manoranjan Das (Binjharpur)
  12. Umesh Jena (Bari)
  13. Sarat Rout (Sukinda)
  14. Jasaswini Rout (Parjang)
  15. Mamata Bhoi (Niali)
  16. Debendra Kumar Sahoo (Mahanga)
  17. Jayanta Mohanty (Patkura)
  18. Bibhu Prasad Tarai (Tirtol)
  19. Auro Prasad Mishra (Puri)
  20. Manoj Kumar Sahoo (Nayagarh)

Notably, election for Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies will be held in Odisha this year simultaneously in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. Counting will take place on May 23.

 

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