Koraput: Kotpad sitting Congress MLA Chandrasekhar Majhi today filed his nomination papers for Kotpad Assembly constituency as an independent candidate.
He filed the nomination papers at the office of Jeypore Sub-Collector as an independent candidate. After filing the papers, Majhi said the party high command has promised to give ticket to him.
Notably, on Monday night the All India Congress Committee (AICC) declared its 1st phase list of candidates for the upcoming general elections in Odisha. Names of candidates for six Lok Sabha and 36 Assembly segments of the State were released by the party.
However, there was a widespread resentment among the party leaders as the party has not released candidates’ list for many seats which will going to poll in the first phase.