Congress begins selection process of candidates in Odisha

Prameyanews English

Published By : Prameya News Bureau | March 09, 2024 IST

Bhubaneswar, March,9 : The Congress Screening Committee, headed by senior leader Madhusudan Mistri,  met in New Delhi today, where they deliberated on the selection of candidates for the upcoming elections in Odisha. 

During this meeting, the committee meticulously reviewed the lists of aspirants vying for each seat. Their task was to identify the most promising contenders. The Screening Committee will recommend three prospective candidate names to the Central Election Committee (CEC) of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). The CEC will then make the final decision regarding the party’s candidate for each seat in Odisha.

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Notable leaders, including Odisha Congress In-charge Dr. Ajoy Kumar and Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee President Sarat Pattanayak, Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingh Mishra participated in this meeting. Their insights and assessments will play a crucial role in shaping the party’s strategy for the upcoming elections.

On the other hand, the PRAGMAN Apps is playing a crucial role in the upcoming elections in Odisha.  The screening of second phase of applications temporarily halted on Friday. It is said that leaders from major parties are also engaging with Congress leaders, vying for a party ticket in the ensuing election.

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To enhance transparency in ticket distribution, Dr. Ajoy Kumar, the Odisha Congress in-charge, has initiated online applications through the PRAGMAN Apps. This digital platform allows aspiring candidates to apply for party tickets seamlessly.

Over 5,000 aspirants have submitted their applications for Congress ticket to contest in the upcoming election. Among these, more than 4,000 aspirants are eyeing on the 147 assembly seats. Additionally, 1,000 aspirants have expressed interest in the 21 Parliamentary seats. The PRAGMAN Apps serve as a bridge, connecting the aspirations of candidates with the democratic process. 



  • Odisha Election 2024
  • congress

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