Prominent Oriya actress Aparajita Mohanty,Subhashree Panda, AOP founder President Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Congress chief whip Prasad Harichandan were among over 56 candidates who filed nomination papers for the second phase of polls for 11 Lok Sabha and 77 Assembly segments in Odisha.
Congress and BJP on Sunday attacked
Mayawati for criticising the
lack of funds for the Right to Education Act, saying the state
government spent more on building statues and employing
security men to guard them.