Sidharth Tanmoy Dash

Bhubaneswar: Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Odisha in the months of October and November, Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik informed today.

"Most likely, Rahul is coming to Odisha in October. He may also visit Odisha in November as well. This has been tentatively decided," Patnaik said.

Patnaik, who met Rahul in New Delhi, said the party's national president will meet several groups and highlight the failures of both the State government & the Centre.

Meanwhile, meeting of Odisha Congress' election & screening committees is scheduled to be held on October 1.

As per the decided program, the party will finalise the first list of candidates and send it to the central election committee of the party. After the approval of the central election committee and party president Rahul Gandhi, the names of the candidates will be announced, informed sources.