Bhubaneswar: Gazette notification for the first phase of polls in Odisha has been issued issued today .
The notification was issued by the Chief Electroral Officer of Odisha for the elections in four Lok Sabha and 28 Assembly constituencies of Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Koraput districts on April 11.
According to the notification, filing of nominations to begin from today and continue till March 25. Verification of nominations will be done on March 26 and candidates can withdraw their nominations on March 28.
List of four Lok Sabha constituencies and 28 Assembly segments that fall under them is as follows;.
1. Kalahandi (Lok Sabha) (General)
Assembly constituencies: Nuapada (General), Khariar (General), Lanjigarh (ST), Junagarh (General), Dharmagarh (General), Bhawanipatna (SC) and Narla (General)
2. Nabarangpur (Lok Sabha) (ST)
Assembly constituencies: Umerkote (ST), Jharigan (ST), Nabarangpur (ST), Dabugan (ST), Kotpad (ST), Malkangiri (ST) and Chitrakonda (ST)
3. Berhampur (Lok Sabha) (General)
Assembly constituencies: Chhatrapur (SC), Gopalpur (General), Berhampur (General), Digapahandi (General), Chikiti (General), Mohana (ST) and Paralakhemundi (General).
4. Koraput (Lok Sabha) (ST)
Assembly constituencies: Gunupur (ST), Bisamkatak (ST), Rayagada (ST), Laxmipur (ST), Jeypore (General), Koraput (SC) and Pottangi.