Patkura: 30/4/19:BJD MLA candidate for Patkura Assembly constituency, Sabitri Agarwalla, widow of Bed Prakash Agarwalla, on Tuesday filed her nomination for the by-polls in the assembly segment.
Agarwalla, accompanied by her son, several senior Biju Janata Dal leaders and hundreds of the party workers, submitted her nomination papers before the returning officer.
The BJD Supremo and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Monday named Sabitri Agarwalla, as the party candidate for Patkura Assembly constituency.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday had announced to field Savitri Agarwalla, wife of late Bed Prakash Agarwalla, from Patkura Assembly seat in Kendrapara.
The poll for Patkura Assembly constituency will be held on May 19.
The polling for the seat, which was supposed to be held on April 29, was adjourned following the death of the BJD candidate.
BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla died on April 20 following illness