Bhubaneswar: The BJP will release its list of candidates for the first phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections on Saturday.
In the four-phased elections, polling will be held in four Lok Sabha seats in Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Koraput will be held on April 11 along with 28 Assembly constituencies – Nuapada, Khariar, Unerkote, Jharigaon, Nabarangpur, Dabugam, Lanjigarh, Junagarh, Dharmagarh, Bhawanipatna, Narlam, Chhatrapur, Gopalpur, Berhampur, Digapandhi, Chikiti, Mohana, Paralakhemundi, Bissam Cuttack, Rayagada, Laxmipur, Kotpada, Jeypore, Koraput, Pottangi, Malkangiri and Chitrakonda, in the first phase on April 11.
Earlier on March 12, BJP Odisha in-charge Arun Singh said that the party will release its list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections within a week.
Polling will be held in four phases for 147 Assembly and 21 Lok Sabha seats on April 11, 18, 23 and 29 in the State.
No political parties, including the BJD and Congress have announced their candidates so far.