BJP declares 11 candidates for Odisha polls

Bhubaneswar: The Central Election Committee of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) today announced 11 names for the ensuing General Elections in Odisha.In the list, the party has named former Balasore MP, Kharvel Swain and the former Odisha DGP Prakash Mishra, who joined the party yesterday, to contest from Kandhamal and Cuttack Parliamentary Constituencies respectively.

For the Assembly polls, the nine candidates are:

Dinesh Jain (Jharsuguda)Debendra Mohapatra (Rairakhol)Badrinarayan Dhal (Bhandaripokhari)Dr Pradip Nayak (Bhadrak)Debanarayan Pradhan (Phulbani)Samapad Swain (Paradeep)Narendra Nayak (Jaydev)Biswaranjan Badajena (Jatani)Rishabh Nanda (Begunia)

The Lok Sabha candidates are:
Kharvela Swain (Kandhamal)Prakash Mishra (Cuttack) 

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