Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) may field Late Bed Prakash Agarwal’s son Sanjay as the MLA nominee from Patkura Assembly Constituency.
Source said that the top brass in the BJD decided to nominate Sanjay from Patkura to give a tough fight against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s senior leader Bijay Mohapatra in the elections 2019.
Patkura to witness fresh polls for Assembly on May 19 in seventh phase of elections 2019. According to sources, Sanjay has been asked to keep all the documents ready.
The last date for filing nomination is May 1 and the final date for withdrawing candidature is May 4. The results will be declared on May 23.
The election to the Patkura Assembly Constituency in Kendrapara district was countermanded following the death of incumbent legislator and BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwal.