Bhubaneswar: Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda’s wife Subhashree Panda alias Mili panda, who had debuted in Odisha politics in last elections, will contest from Ranpur Assembly Constituency on Congress ticket in the ensuing elections.
While announcing its second list of candidates for the polls late last night, the party gave ticket to Subhashree to contest for Ranpur Assembly seat.
Worth mentioning, Mili Panda had made her foray into politics by joining Ama Odisha party in 2014. She had also contested in the Assembly elections from Ranpur in the last elections. However, she was defeated by BJD’s Rabinarayan Mohapatra.
Subhashree later joined Congress in August last year after Ama Odisha party founder Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joined BJD.