BJP picks Pitambar Acharya to fight Naveen in Hinjili
Bhubaneswar: The Central Election Committee (CEC) of Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday announced the fourth list of candidate for the ensuing polls in Odisha.
The BJP announced the name of one candidate. Orissa High Court lawyer and party leader Pitambar Acharya has been picked to contest from Hinjili Assembly segment.
Acharya, who is also the party spokesperson, will contest against Biju Janata Dal chief Naveen Patnaik.
The Congress has fielded Ramkrishna Panda as its candidate from Hinjili.
Naveen has won four times consecutively from Hinjili and is seeking a re-election for the fifth time from the seat.