Bargarh: BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today filed nomination for Bijepur Assembly constituency in Bargarh district.
Patnaik filed his nomination papers at the Bargarh Sub-Collector’s office. The Chief Minister filed four sets of nomination, an official said.
Patnaik would contest from two seats for the first time as BJD candidate. He had also filed papers for Hinjili Assembly segment on March 20.
Both Hinjili and Bijepur will go to polls in the second phase of voting on April 18. The last date of nomination for the second phase of polling is March 26.
Assembly elections will be held along with the Lok Sabha polls in four phases starting April 11.