Bhawanipatna: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrived in Bhawanipatna to address a public meeting at Lalbahadur Shastri Stadium here.
Yogi will meet party workers of Kalahandi, Bolangir, Kandhamal, Koraput and Nabarangpur parliamentary constituencies during the visit to the backward district.
During his visit, the UP CM will also offer prayer at the famous Manikeswari temple at Bhawanipatna.
Apart from Bhawanipatna, Yogi will also address a public meeting at Nachuni in Khurda district near Bhubaneswar to bolster BJP’s bid to improve its poll prospects in the State.
Odisha Assembly with 147 members will go to polls simultaneously with Lok Sabha. The State has 21 Lok Sabha seas. The saffron party has now one Lok Sabha member.
Yogi’s visit came a three days after Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh addressed a public meeting in Bhadrak where he took on both the Congress and BJD over several issues.