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BJD will perform "very well" in Lok Sabha & Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Biju and Minister Monday claimed that his regional party will perform "very well" in the Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections.

Stating that the process for selection of candidates for the the Lok Sabha and state Assembly elections was on, Patnaik said the list would be finalised very soon.

BJD will field candidates in the all 147 Assembly seats and 21 Lok Sabha constituencies in The regional party presently has 118 MLAs in the Assembly and 20 MPs in Lok Sabha.

On the ruling party's poll preparations, the BJD said his party was fully prepared. "The BJD will perform very well in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections," he said.

While replying to a question on the problem of plenty as a number of retired bureaucrats have joined the BJD, Patnaik said: "We will manage it well."

Meanwhile, the BJD appointed former bureaucrat Gopabandhu Das as his Das was earlier in the Ministers Office.

Polling for the 21 Lok Sabha seats and 147 Assembly constituencies in will be held in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 15:15 IST