Vikash Sharma

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a one-day visit to Odisha tomorrow ahead of the crucial general elections 2024, informed the state BJP President, Manmohan Samal on Wednesday.

As per sources, Singh is scheduled to attend a number of party programmes in Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Baripada. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to reach Nabarangpur in Odisha from Chhattisgarh at around 11:40 am tomorrow. He will attend the workers’ conference in Nabarangpur and Berhampur and review the preparedness of the party for the upcoming polls.

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Apart from this, Singh will also meet retired Army officials and jawans and later interact with party office bearers. Singh will also address a public meeting at Baripada at around 4:00 pm, informed Samal.

“It will be a one-day visit of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and he will attend three programmes here in Odisha,” said Samal.

Top heavyweights of the party are lined up to attend several programmes in Odisha ahead of the polls.

Earlier on February 13, senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had visited the state. He had launched a scathing attack on the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government and accused the Chief Minister of outsourcing governance.

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