Bhubaneswar: BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced candidates for seven Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha segments.
Former BMC Mayor Ananta Narayan Jena will contest from Bhubaneswar-Central Assembly constituency while Sushanta Rout will fight from Bhubaneswar-North. Pranab Prakash Das will contest from Jajpur, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik from Khandapada, Ramesh Sai from Athamallik, Ashok Bal from Korei and Mukesh Pal from Pallahara, respectively.
Mahesh Sahu was named as the BJD candidate for Dhenkanal Lok Sabha constituency. Chandrani Murmu will contest from Keonjhar LS seat.