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Odisha Congress announced names of candidates for one Lok Sabha and nine assembly constituencies

Bhubaneswar:3/4/19: The Congress party on Wednesday announced names of candidates for one Lok Sabha and nine assembly constituencies in Odisha for the ensuing elections.

“The candidates have been selected by the Congress Central Election Committee for the ensuing general elections to the Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly of Odisha,” an official release said.

The party has nominated Sarat Patnaik to contest the elections from Sambalpur parliamentary constituency.

Here is the list of candidates for nine assembly constituencies:

  • Ashwani Pujari (Sambalpur)
  • Niranjan Patnaik (Ghasipura)
  • Jagdish Mohanty (Cuttack-Choudwar)
  • Abhishek Mahananda (Cuttack Sadar-SC)
  • Sukanta Tiadi Bhoi (Jayadev-SC)
  • Rajib Patnaik (Bhubaneswar Central)
  • Itish Pradhan (Bhubaneswar North)
  • Pradeep Sahoo (Begunia)
  • Pradeep Swain (Chilika)

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