Bhubaneswar, Oct 21:Three senior Congress leaders from Odisha have been empanelled to campaign for the party candidates in forthcoming Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh.
Odisha PCC president Sarat Patnaik, AICC general secretary Bhakta Charan Das and Koraput MP Saptagiri Ulaka have been named among the AICC’s 40-member list finalized as star campaigners for the Chhattisgarh poll.
The list of the star campaigners has been has been submitted to the Election Commission, said sources.
The polling for the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly will take place on November 7, 2023, for 20 seats. The remaining 70 seats in the state will go to polls on November 17. The counting of votes is scheduled on December 3.
Among other state PCC members, the list features party’s national president Mallikarjun Kharge, former party Chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, state in-charge Kumari Selja, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and others.