Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik is likely to file nomination papers for Hinjili Assembly constituency at Chhatrapur tomorrow.
Hinjili goes to the polls on April 18 in the second phase for which Gazette notification was issued today.
For the first time, Patnaik will contest the assembly polls from two seats – Bijepur and his home turf Hinjili.
Patnaik Monday announced the first list of BJD candidates for nine of the 21 Lok Sabha and 54 of the 147 assembly seats in the state.
The Chief Minister, who is seeking re-election for the fifth consecutive term, said he will contest the assembly elections from Hinjili in Ganjam in southern district and Bijepur in Bargarh in western Odisha district.
Patnaik represents the Hinjili assembly seat and has been winning successive Assembly elections since 2000.