Notably, three BJD seats, which will fall vacant on July 1, are presently held by Prasanna Acharya, N. Bhaskar Rao and Sasmit Patra, all leaders from the ruling party.
Bhubaneswar: Four BJD candidates on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for the March 26 Rajya Sabha elections in Odisha. Subhas Singh, Munna Khan, Sujit Kumar and Mamata Mahanta submitted their nomination papers to the returning officer in the presence of BJD chief and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Several state ministers, MLAs and senior party leaders […]
Bhubaneswar: No sooner did the Election Commission of India (ECI) issue the notification for the three vacant Rajya Sabha seats in Odisha, an intense lobbying has begun in the ruling BJD. The BJD aspirant list for the Upper House not only has politicians, names of former bureaucrats and cine stars are also featuring prominently. The […]