Bhanjanagar: Kandhamal MP Dr Achyuta Samanta on Friday campaigned in Bhanjanagar constituency in Ganjam district of Odisha for the Panchayat elections. Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh was also with him during the campaign.
As per reports, Dr Samanta took part in the election rally in Dadaralunda panchayat and sought vote for 50 no. zone Zilla Parishad candidate Shailabala Bisoyi. He also sought votes for the party supported Sarpanch candidate and Samiti Member candidate in the same panchayat.
Later, Dr. Samanta took part in an election rally in the Bramhanapada village. Later Dr Samanta and Minister Arukh participated in another election rally in Galeri panchayat and attended an election meeting where they sought votes for the Zilla Parishad candidate as well as Sarpanch and Samiti member candidates of the party.
Dr Samanta also campaigned in Kulad and sought votes for 51 no Zone Zilla Parishad party candidate.
Polling will be held in the 5th phase for 22 panchayats and 3 Zilla Parishad zones in Bhanjanagar constituency. And for this the Kandhamal MP and Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh requested the citizens to elect BJD party candidates with larger margin.