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Odisha Assembly Elections 2024: Congress releases first list of candidates for 49 seats; Check details

Apart from this, the party also released the names of 8 candidates from Odisha for upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024.

According to the details, Bijay Patnaik from Paralakhemundi Assembly seat, while Samarendra Mishra will contest from Bolangir seat.. (Reprsentative photo.) (HT_PRINT)Premium
According to the details, Bijay Patnaik from Paralakhemundi Assembly seat, while Samarendra Mishra will contest from Bolangir seat.. (Reprsentative photo.) (HT_PRINT)

Congress on Tuesday released the first list of 49 candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls 2024 and candidates for eight Lok Sabha for the state of Odisha.

According to the details, Bijay Patnaik from Paralakhemundi Assembly seat, while Samarendra Mishra will contest from Bolangir seat.

The party also released the list of 49 names for Assembly seats in Odisha.

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Here's the list:

1. Padampur – Tankadhar Sahu

2. Bijepur – Kishor Dafadar

3. Bargarh – Nipon Kumar Dash

4. Bhatli – Brahma Mahakud

5. Brajarajnagar – Kishore Chandra Patel

6. Talsara (ST) – Prabodh Tirkey

7. Sundargarh (ST) – Sudharani Raudia

8. Biramitrapur – Left to JMM

9. Raghunathpali (SC) – Gopal Das

10. Rourkela – Birendra Nath Pattnaik

11. Rajgangpur (ST) – Dr. CS Raazen Ekka

12. Bonai (ST) – Left to CPI-M

13. Loisingha (SC) – Om Prakash Kumbhar

14. Patnagarh – Anil Meher

15. Bolangir – Samarendra Mishra

16. Kantabanji – Santosh Singh Saluja

17. Nuapada – Sarat Pattanayak

18. Umarkote (ST) – Sanraj Gond

19. Jharigam (ST) – Harabati Gond

20. Nabarangpur (ST) – Dilip Pradhan

21. Dabugam (ST) – Dr. Lipika Majhi

22. Lanjigarh (ST) – Balabhadra Majhi

23. Junagarh – Tuleswar Naik

24. Dharmgarh – Rasmirekha Rout

25. Bhawanipatna (SC) – Sagar Charan Das

26. Narla – Bhakta Charan Das

27. Baliguda (ST) – Surada Pradhan

28. G. Udayagiri (ST) – Prafulla Chandra Pradhan

29. Phulbani (ST) – Prativa Kanhar

30. Kantamal – Manoj Kumar Acharya

31. Boudh- Naba Kumar Mishra

32. Banjanagar- Prasanta Bisoyi

33. Polasara- Agasti Barada

34. Kabisuryanagar- Chiranjeevi Bisoyi

35. Surada- Harikrishna Rath

36. Sanakhemundi- Ramesh Chandra Jena

37. Chikiti- Ravindra Nath Dyan Samantaray

38. Mohana –Dasarathi Gomango

39. Paralakhemundi- Bijay Patnaik

40 Gunupur- Satyajeet Samango

41. Bissam Cuttack- Nilamadhab Hikaka

42. Rayagada- Kadraka Allapaswamy

43. Laxmipur- Pabitra Saunta

44. Kotpad- Anama Dian

45. Jeypore- Tara Prasad Bahinipati

46. Koraput- Krushna Chandra Kuldeep

47. Pottangi- Ramchandra Kadam

48. Malkangiri- Mala Madhi

49. Chitrakonda- Mangu Khila

Among others, the party fielded Sanjay Bhoi to contest from Bargarh Lok Sabha seat while Janardhan Dehury from Sundagarh Lok Sabha seat.

Draupadi Majhi has been fielded from Kalahandi and Bhujabal Majhi from Nabrangpur Lok Sabha seat. Manoj Mishra will fight from Bolangir, Saptagiri Ulaka will fight from Koraput, Amir Chand Nayak from Kandhamal and Rashmi Ranjan Patnaik will contest from Berhampur Lok Sabha constituencies respectively.

List of Congress candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Odisha:

1. Bargarh – Sanjay Bhoi

2. Sundargarh – Janardan Dehury

3. Bolangir- Manoj Mishra

4. Kalahandi – Draupadi Majhi

5. Nabarangpur – Bhujabal Majhi

6. Kandhamal- Amir Chand Nayak

7. Berhampur- Rashmi Ranjan Patnaik

8. Koraput- Saptagiri Ulaka

Earlier in the day, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) re-nominated 21 of its 22 sitting MLAs in Odisha while announcing the list of candidates for 112 of the 147 Assembly constituencies in the state.

With agency inputs.

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Published: 02 Apr 2024, 03:57 PM IST
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