Congress candidate for by-election to Odisha's Pipili Assembly segment, Ajit Mangaraj succumbed to Covid-19. News, Politics
Sambit drew flak for his tweets and most slammed him saying there was nothing wrong to announce development projects in other regions.
Ahead of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan's rally in Pipili, Jajpur MLA and BJD's Organisational Secretary Pranab Prakash Das took a dig at him on Twitter.
BJD has named Pradeep Maharathy's son Rudra Pratap Maharathy as its candidate for the by-election in Pipili assembly seat. Odisha Politics
Ashrit Pattanayak had given a tough fight to Late Pradeep Maharathy in Pipili by securing 72,731 votes. He lost by a margin of 15,787 votes.
Polling will be held in Pipili on April 17, which coincides with Biju Babu's Death Anniversary. Odisha, Election Commission, Assembly bypolls