BJD fields Savitri Agarwalla for Patkura Assembly poll


Bhubaneswar: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced to field Savitri Agarwalla, wife of late Bed Prakash Agarwalla, from Patkura Assembly seat in Kendrapara.

The poll for Patkura Assembly constituency will be held on May 19.

The polling for the seat, which was supposed to be held on April 29, was adjourned following the death of the BJD candidate.

BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla died on April 20 following illness.