Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has nominated slain minister Naba Kishore Das’s daughter Dipali Das for the by-election to the Jharsuguda meeting constituency.
BJD President Patnaik has issued an order on this regard on Friday.
The bypoll shall be held on May 10 whereas the consequence shall be declared on May 13.
Dipali has already begun campaigning within the meeting constituency, following the demise of his father.
BJP can be more likely to nominate its youth chief Tankadhar Tripathy. Tripathy has already began campaigning within the meeting constituency.
Then again, Congress has fashioned a committee led by senior chief and MLA Santosh Singh Saluja to pick out an acceptable candidate for the bypoll.
Odisha Minister Naba Das was killed by Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Gopal Das (now sacked) on January 29.
The ASI had fired a bullet on the chest of the Minister from a really shut vary. Although the police arrested the accused from the spot, it’s but to seek out out the motive behind the high-profile homicide case.
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