Ganjam: BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen patnaik today held road shows in his home district Ganjam.
Patnaik began his road show from Sanakhemundi and travelled across Ganjam via Sheragada and Hinjili and addressed people along the way from atop the hi-tech bus.
Addressing public meetings in some places, Patnaik highlighted the Centre’s negligence towards Odisha and asked the voters to bless the BJD in the ongoing Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
He also addressed a mass public meeting in his constituency Hinjili.
Sources said the road show covered the Mohanala, Chudangapur, Sashapur, Radhadeipur, Erendra, Khallingi, Adapada, Konkarada, Dengadi, Jagannathpur, Ramachandrapur, Kumarpani, Sheragada, Karadakana, Baramunduli, Dhabalpur, Dhanantara, Dengapadar, Govindapur, Gothagam, Thurubai, Kurula, Alarigada, Badakhandi, Samarjhola, Kanchuru, Durbandha, Bellagam, BKPur, Nandika, Sikiri and Hinjilicut,.
Aska, Kandhamal, Bolangir, Bargarh and Sundergarh parliamentary constituencies will go to polls in the second phase on April 18. At least 35 Assembly seats under these PCs will also go to balloting.