Odisha Congress finalizes candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha election; Here is the list

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Congress on Wednesday finalized the list of its candidates who will likely to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election in the state. This was informed by Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik after the conclusion of the Pradesh Election Committee (PEC) meeting which was held at Congress Bhawan here today.

Speaking to the newsmen, Patnaik said that the party has given preferences to youth, women and candidates with high-probability of winning while selecting the possible contenders of the party.

The list of the possible Lok Sabha candidates, meanwhile, has been sent to the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) for its approval, said the OPCC president.

Here is the list of the candidates whom the Odisha Congress has selected to contest the election this year.

Nabarangpur- Pradeep Majhi

Bhadrak-Ananta Sethi

Koraput-Purushottam Gomang/ Mary Soren/ Saptagiri Ulaka

Bargarh-Sanjay Bhoi

Dhenkanal-KP Singh Deo

Cuttack-Panchanan Kanungo/ Bijayalaxmi Sahoo

Kendrapara-Dahranidhara Naik

Jagatsingpur- Bibhu Prasad Tarai

Sundergarh- George Tirkey/Hemananda Biswal

Balasore- Nabajyoti Patnaik

Puri-Amaya Patnaik/Sucharita Mohanty

Berhampur-Deepak Patnaik/ Tirupati Panigrahi

Kalahandi- Bhakta Charan Das/Jagannath Patnaik

Keonjhar-Haramahon Soren/Binita Majhi

Sambalpur- Sarat Patnaik/Amar Pradhan

Balangir-Smarendra Mishra/Laxman Kumar Meher

Kandhamal- Manoj Kumar Acharya/Chandra Sekhar Parida

Jajpur-Arjun Charan Dash/Manas Jena

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The Pradesh Election Committee (PEC) also sent the tentative list of the candidates selected for the forthcoming state assembly electioin.

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