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Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat is set to witness an IAS-IPS faceoff on Tuesday

Though there are over a dozen candidates in the fray, experts expect it to be a direct fight between the BJP and the ruling BJD

Loksabha elections 2019
A woman shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli

The Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat, which goes to polls on Tuesday, is set to witness an IAS-IPS faceoff.   Though there are over a dozen candidates in the fray, experts expect it to be a direct fight between the BJP and the ruling BJD. The Congress has left the seat to the CPM under a seat sharing arrangement. The Odisha capital will be among six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly seats that will go to polls on April 23.   BJP has fielded former IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi, who is pitted against the BJD’s Arup Patnaik, a retired IPS officer and former Mumbai police commissioner. ...