Bhubaneswar, March 27 (LocalWire): The ruling BJD party today declared the names of candidates for nine Lok Sabha seats and 36 Assembly seats that will go to polls in the third and fourth phase on 23 April and 29 April.
The party supremo Naveen Patnaik kept his promise of 33 percent reservation to women and has given tickets to three women, who are new faces, in the nine Lok Sabha constituencies. The party has also given tickets to sons of three legislators.
The candidates for Parliamentary constituencies are as follows:
Puri – Pinaki Mishra; Bhubaneswar – Arup Mohan Patnaik; Jajpur – Sarmishta Sethi; Kendrapara – Anubhav Mohanty; Sambalpur – Nalini Kanta Pradhan; Jagatsinghpur – Rajashree Mallick; Balasore – Rabindra Kumar Jena; Bhadrak – Manjulata Mandal and Mayurbhanj – Debasish Marandi
The candidates for Assembly constituencies are:
Brahmagiri – Sanjay Kumar Das Burma; Satyabadi – Umakant Samantray; Ranpur – Satyanarayan Pradhan; Nayagarh-Arun Kumar Sahoo; Ekamra (BBSR) -Ashok Chandra Panda; Baramba-Narasingpur – Debi Prasad Mishra; Banki – Debi Ranjan Triapthy; Athagarh – Ranendra Pratap Swain; Choudwar-Cuttack – Souvic Biswal; Dhenkanal – Sudhir Kumar Samal; Hindol – Simarani Nayak; Kamakhyanagar – Prafulla Kumar Mallik; Parjanga -Nrusingha Charan Sahu; Talcher – Braja Kishore Pradhan; Angul – Rajani Kant Singh; Kuchinda – Kishore Chandra Nayak; Chhendipada – Sushant Kumar Behera; Telkoi -Premananda Naik; Ghasipura – Badri Narayan Patra; Patna – Jagannath Naik; Keonjhar -Madhav Sardar; Karanjia – Basanti Hembram; Bhograi – Ananta Das; Remuna – Sudhansu Sekhar Parida; Bhandaripokhari – Prafulla Samal; Basudevpur – Bishnu Brata Routray; Chandabali – Byomakesh Ray; Simulia – Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi; Binjharpur – Pramila Mallik; Dharmasala – Pranab Kumar Balabantaray; Sukinda – Pritiranjan Gharai; Patkura – Bed Prakash Agarwalla; Mahakalapada – Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak; Aul – Pratap Keshari Deb; Mahanga – Pratap Jena; Salipur – Prashanta Behera