BJD`s Jhina, not wife Hema to face Giridhar Gamang in Koraput

BJD Tuesday appeared to have avoided a `husband-wife` fight in Koraput Lok Sabha seat by fielding Laxmipur MLA Jhina Hikaka against Congress nominee Giridhar Gamang even as the ruling party pitted a family member of BJP state president K V Singhdeo to contest against him in Patnagarh assembly segment.

BJD`s Jhina, not wife Hema to face Giridhar Gamang in Koraput

BJD Tuesday appeared to have avoided a `husband-wife` fight in Koraput Lok Sabha seat by fielding Laxmipur MLA Jhina Hikaka against Congress nominee Giridhar Gamang even as the ruling party pitted a family member of BJP state president K V Singhdeo to contest against him in Patnagarh assembly segment.

Giridhar Gamang to head Cong manifesto panel in Odisha

With Odisha having Assembly polls along with the Lok Sabha elections, Congress today constituted a 29-member Manifesto Committee under former Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang.