26 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: Filing of nomination papers for the second phase polling ended today while 302 nominations have been filed for Assembly seats, 45 nominations have been filed for the Lok Sabha seats.
As per a press note released by the Odisha Information & Public Relations (I&PR) Department, the filing of nominations for the Phase-II poll ended today. While 205 candidates filed their nominations for the Lok Sabha seats across Odisha, 24 candidates filed for the Assembly seats.
For the Phase-II polling, total 302 nominations have been filed for 35 Assembly seats while 45 nominations have been filed for 5 Lok Sabha seats.
The press note also stated that after scrutiny of the Phase-I nominations, 203 candidates have been found valid. Similarly, 28 Lok Sabha nominations have been found valid after scrutiny.