Bhubaneswar/ Pipili, April 5: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik will be campaigning for his party candidate Rudra Pratap Maharathy for the Pipili By-poll scheduled on April 17.
However, the party is yet to announce the date of campaigning
According to party sources, a decision to this effect was taken during a meeting held at the residence of Pratap Deb today. The date for CM’s campaign in Pipili constituency will be announced soon, informed sources.
Accompanied by hundreds of supporters, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate junior Maharathy filed his nomination on March 30.
Polling will be held on April 17 and votes will be counted on May 2.