First phase polls in Odisha: 75 nominations for LS, 483 for Assembly filed

Bhubaneswar: As many as 75 nominations for Lok Sabha and 483 nominations for Assembly have been filed for the first phase of twin elections in Odisha.

Voting for four Lok Sabha constituencies (Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Koraput, and Berhampur) and 28 Assembly seats will take place on May 13.

A total of 20 nominations for Kalahandi LS seat, 10 for Nabarangpur seat, 24 for Berhampur seat and 21 for Koraput seat have been submitted.

Scrutinization of nomination papers will be held today while the last date for withdrawal of nominations is April 29.

The second, third and fourth phase elections in Odisha will be held on May 20, May 25 and June 1, respectively.

The Odisha government has declared holiday for its employees on May 13, May 20, May 25 and June 1 in order to facilitate them to cast votes for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

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