Pipili, Mar 30: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate for Pipili by-poll Rudra Pratap Maharathy filed his nomination today. Accompanied by hundreds of supporters, Maharathy reached the office of Additional District Magistrate in Puri and filed his nomination papers for the by-poll.
“My father had always been there for the people of the constituency. I will follow his footsteps and serve the people of Pipili. I hope they will bless and support me for the by-poll,” the BJD nominee said.
The last day for filling nomination paper is March 30. Scrutiny will be held on March 31. The last date for withdrawal of nomination papers is April 3.
Polling will be held on April 17 and votes will be counted on May 2.