Bargarh: Union Minister Smriti Irani hit the campaign trail in Bijepur for the ensuing by-poll to the Bijepur assembly constituency on Tuesday. She will campaign for BJP candidate Ashok Panigarhi.
She will take on Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on the campaign trail on Tuesday for February 24 by-poll.
Meanwhile, Union Ministers Jual Oram, Dharmendra Pradhan and Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti have already hit the campaignin trail by holding road-shows, public meetings and door-to-door campaign.
The State unit of the BJP said that Irani's campaigning will further boost the party's prospects.
Today, Union Ministers Jual Oram, Dharmendra Pradhan and Giriraj Singh are campaigning for Panigrahi in different parts of Bijepur block.
While election will be held on February 24, counting will be conducted on February 28.