Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today appealed the voters of four parliamentary constituencies of the state, which went to polls in the first phase of the elections, to exercise their franchise.
He encouraged the voters, especially those who are voting for the first time, to come out in large numbers to cast their votes for building “glorious future for Odisha and the country”.
As #VotingRound1 begins for #LokSabhaElections2019 and #OdishaElections2019, appeal all voters of Berhampur, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur & Koraput, especially first time voters to come out in large numbers to cast their votes to build glorious future for #Odisha and the country
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) April 11, 2019
Four-phase Lok Sabha and Assembly elections commenced in Odisha as 4 parliamentary constituencies– Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Berhampur and Koraput– and 28 assembly seats went to polls in the first phase today.
Lok Sabha and Assembly elections will be held simultaneously in Odisha in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29. Counting of votes will be held on May 23.