Odisha Elections 2019: Will BJP be able to make a dent in BJD's citadel?
Odisha was a very backward state for long, but under chief minister Naveen Patnaik, it has made rapid progress in industrialization
BJD's Naveen Patnaik, then, is still the tallest leader in the state, but BJP has made some inroads into Odisha
Elections to Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha and 147 assembly seats will be held simultaneously across the first four of the seven-phase polls. Biju Janata Dal's (BJD's) Naveen Patnaik is still the tallest leader, but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made some inroads into the state. Mint brings you a snapshot of the electoral joust.