Odisha Voting Last Phase starts in 6 PC and 42 AC

Odisha Voting Last Phase

Odisha Voting Last Phase: Polling started at 7 this morning in six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies in Odisha today. The Lok Sabha constituencies which are going for polls in the state are Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur. Election Commission has made special arrangements for the polling staff and voters considering the intense heat wave condition.

Prominent figures in the fray in this last phase of elections include BJP’s former Union minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi and national vice-president Baijayant Panda, as well as BJD stalwarts Sudam Marndi, Lekhasri Samantsinghar, Manjulata Mandal, and Ansuman Mohanty. Former Union Minister Srikant Jena of Congress and JMM’s Anjani Soren are among the notable contenders among the 66 Lok Sabha candidates competing for victory.

In the Assembly polls which are being held simultaneously in Odisha, BJD’s state ministers Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and Preetiranjan Gharei, along with party leaders Subhasini Jena and Byomakesh Ray, are in the electoral arena. BJP state president Manmohan Samal and former state Congress president Niranjan Patnaik are the other prominent candidates whose fate will be decided today.