Lok Sabha Polls 2019: BJP Fields Kharbela Swain From Kandhamal, Ex-DGP Prakash Mishra From Cuttack

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| March 25 , 2019 , 13:16 IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday announced the candidature of Odisha’s former director general of police Prakash Mishra from Cuttak parliamentary constituency.

The BJP also fielded former MP Mahameghabaham Aira Kharbela Swain from Kandhamal parliamentary seat. With its eighth list on Monday, the BJP has declared candidates for 309 parliamentary seats, including support to one independent candidate in Mandya seat of Karnataka.

After joining BJP, Swain in his reaction expressed happiness over his return and claimed that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi India has emerged out to be a strong state in the world. Being inspired by the development initiative of Modi he decided to re-join BJP, added the former Balasore MP.

The BJP also released the third list of nine candidates from the state for the assembly elections.

Here is the list of candidates for nine Assembly constituencies:

Dinesh Jain – Jharsuguda

Debendra Mohapatra – Rairakhol

Badrinarayan Dhal – Bhandaripokhari

Pradeep Naik – Bhadrak

Debanarayan Pradhan – Phulbani

Sampad Swain – Paradeep

Narendra Nayak – Jayadev

Biswaranjan Badajena – Jatni

Rishabh Nanda – Begunia