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Odisha Congress Follows Naveen, Vows to Nominate More Women

Odisha Congress Follows Naveen, Vows to Nominate More Women

Bhubaneswar: Follwing the foot steps of ruling BJD and TMC in West Bengal, the Odisha Congress has decided to give to women candidates while distributing tickets  in the upcoming elections in Odisha.

Speaking to media, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik here on Wednesday said,  “Odisha Congress will give more tickets to women in the upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections as per the direction of the AICC president Rahul Gandhi” .

Notably, BJD and TMC announced to field 33 per cent and 41 per cent women candidates in the Lok Sabha elections.

Stating that the list of candidates for 15 Lok Sabha and 105 Assembly constituencies have been finalised, Patnaik said the list will be published on April 17 after the after its next screening committee meeting on March 16.

The first phase elections will be held on April 11 in four Lok Sabha and 28 Assembly segments in the State.