Bhubaneswar, April 3 IANS | 4 months ago

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj will visit Odisha to campaign for their party candidates.


Gandhi will first visit the state April 5 and address an election rally in Nuapada district where balloting would be held April 10, state Congress president Jayadeb Jena told reporters here Thursday.

She will visit the state again April 10 and campaign for party candidates in the coastal belt where polling would be held April 17.

Sushma Swaraj will also visit Odisha April 10, and is scheduled to address a few rallies, a state BJP leader said. Details of her programmes would be announced later.

Election will be held simultaneously April 10 and 17 for the state's 21 Lok Sabha and 147 assembly seats.

(Posted on 04-04-2014)