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Naveen Appoints Utkal Parida As BJD’s Election Coordinator For Patkura Polls

12 July 2019


Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik on Friday appointed former legislator Utkal Keshari Parida as election coordinator for the party for Patkura assembly election.

Parida was elected to the Odisha Legislative Assembly from Kendrapara constituency in 2004. He was a member of the Odisha Gana Parishad floated by senior Bijoy Mohapatra after his ouster from the BJD.

Parida joined the BJP in June, 2017. Two years later, the senior leader switched to the BJD in April, 2019.

The election for Patkura assembly segment is scheduled on July 20. As the polling day approaches closer