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Lok Sabha elections 2024: AICC releases list of candidates from 4 Odisha constituencies; Check names here

Lok Sabha elections 2024: AICC releases list of candidates from four constituencies in Odisha. Of the 21 constituencies in Odisha, eight are reserved seats. In 2019, the ruling BJD won 12 Lok Sabha seats, BJP won 8 and the Congress 1.

Bhubaneswar, Apr 09 (ANI): Odisha Congress leaders flag off the LED screen election campaign vehicles ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at the party office in Bhubaneswar on Monday. (ANI photo) (Sarangadhara Bishnoi )Premium
Bhubaneswar, Apr 09 (ANI): Odisha Congress leaders flag off the LED screen election campaign vehicles ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at the party office in Bhubaneswar on Monday. (ANI photo) (Sarangadhara Bishnoi )

The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Thursday released the list of four candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections 2024 from Odisha.

“The Central Election Committee of the party has selected the following members as Congress candidates for the ensuing elections to the Legislative Assembly of Odisha." Of the 21 constituencies in Odisha, eight are reserved seats. In 2019, the ruling BJD won 12 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP won 8, and the Congress 1.

Here is the list:

  • Debendra Kumar Sahoo is contesting from Mahanga constituency.

Also read: Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 4 notification out! Voting for 96 seats across 10 states on May 13

  • Satyabadi Manoj Rath is contesting from Satyabadi constituency.
  • Prakash Chandra Jena is contesting from Bhubaneswar Central constituency.
  • Ashok Kumar Das is contesting from Bhubaneswar North constituency.

Also read: Lok Sabha election 2024 Phase 1: Check out prominent candidates in THESE seats, and other details


Phase 4 of the general elections will cover 96 Lok Sabha seats across 10 states including Odisha,  on May 13 from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, the ECI's notification stated.

Also read: Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 4 notification out! Voting for 96 seats across 10 states on May 13


The states where polling will be held in the 4th phase include Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Jammu and Kashmir. Odisha will have three more phases of polling on May 20, May 25 and June 1.

Also read: Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase One: How to find your polling booth

States where elections will take place tomorrow, April 19, include  Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and parts of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Tripura, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Assam and Bihar.

Also read: Lok Sabha Elections 2024: ‘Joined politics for…,’ Hema Malini says she is Lord Krishna's ‘gopi

  • Phase 1 voting is scheduled for April 19
  • Phase 2 voting is scheduled for April 26
  • Phase 3 voting is scheduled for May 7
  • Phase 4 voting is scheduled for May 13
  • Phase 5 voting is scheduled for May 20
  • Phase 6 voting is scheduled for May 25 
  • Phase 7 voting is scheduled for June 1.

The counting of votes is on June 4.

 

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Published: 18 Apr 2024, 03:27 PM IST
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