1st Phase Polling: 275 Candidates File Nominations In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: As many as 245 candidates in Odisha have filed nominations for the State Assembly polls and 30 for the Lok Sabha elections scheduled in the first phase.

Elections in this phase will be held for 4 Lok Sabha and 28 Assembly seats on April 11 in Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Ganjam districts.

In all, the state will see four phase polling for the Lok Sabha and assembly elections which will be held parallelly. The State has 147 assembly seats and 21 parliamentary constituencies.