Congress fields Baba Harekrushna Sethi as candidate for Dhamnagar bypoll

Bhubaneswar: The Congress today named Baba Harekrushna Sethi as its candidate for the upcoming bypoll to the Dhamnagar assembly constituency in Odisha, said party’s press release issued by Mukul Wasnik, General Secretary.

The bypoll was necessitated after the demise of Dhamnagar MLA and BJP leader Bishnu Sethi on September 19.

The BJP has already fielded Suryabanshi Suraj Sthitaprajna, son of Bishnu Sethi, as its nominee for the bypoll.

Till the filing of this report, the ruling BJD was yet to announce its candidate.

The bypoll will be held on November 3. The counting of votes will take place on November 6.

Below are other key dates of Dhamnagar Bypoll.

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