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BJD will win Bijepur by-poll by good margin: Naveen

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

(BJD) President and on Wednesday expressed confidence that his party will win the by-election for the Assembly seat by a good margin.

"Our development works and several welfare schemes will work for us and the ruling party will win the by-poll with a good margin," said Patnaik while leaving for on a 4-day visit.

The by-poll to the Assembly constituency is scheduled to be held on February 24.

The Assembly constituency is witnessing a triangular fight with the BJD, the BJP and the leaving no stone unturned to secure victory for their candidates.

The BJD has fielded Rita Sahu, widow of MLA Subal Sahu, in the Bijepur by-poll. The BJP has fielded in the election while the has pitched Pranaya Sahu into the fray.

Patnaik stated that he would attend a high-level review meeting in on the upcoming men's World Hockey Cup which is scheduled to be held in

The also offered his best wishes to the people of on the occasion of

"Best wishes to everyone for Shiv Ratri," he said.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 18:38 IST