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Modi to campaign in Odisha on April 23

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lined up its central leaders to campaign for the next two-phase elections for Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in Odisha.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to campaign in Odisha for the fifth time. Modi will address two public rallies in Kendrapara and Balasore on April 23, informed BJP spokesperson Golak Mohapatra.

The two Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls in the fourth phase.  

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will campaign in Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh and Cuttack-Sadar on April 19.

Similalry, Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi will tour Salipur, Bhadrak and Kendrapara on April 20.

Union Road and Transports Minister Nitin Gadkari campaigned for the party candidates on Thursday.

Elections are being held in four phases in Odisha.