Bhubaneswar, NOV 11: As the election is approaching nearer the Politics in Jatni become hot. It is not yet clear who will be the candidate from which party in this constituency.
In this situation, the expelled leader from the ruling BJD Santosh Jena is now active and preparing the ground. He held a conference and claimed that under the banner of an organization called Jatni Civil Protection Forum. Around 252 booth members of the constituency attended the meeting. At this conference, his supporters proposed him to contest the elections. Santosh said “ I will do whatever the people decide. If people want, I will contest the election.”
Satosh's supporters are claiming that he will return to BJD. If tickets are not available from BJD, he may fight independently. Since Santosh was earlier in BJP and BJD, he is expected to cut the votes of both parties even if he contests independently.