Naveen Patnaik deploys Women Power in Kendrapada
Odisha News Hawk: Amidst reports that PM Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah would campaign for Baijayant Panda in Kendrapara, Naveen Patnaik has resorted his best trump card, ‘Women Power’ in this Lok Sabha constituency.
BJD’s core strength lies in women. And, Naveen Patnaik is leaving no stones unturned to galvanise the women power in this election whether fielding 33% women in Lok Sabha polls or giving ticket to Woman SHG leader Pramila Bisoi in Aska Parliamentary Constituency. With women outnumbering men in polling in Odisha elections so far, Naveen has decided to deploy its best women resources in Kendrapda, a seat which has become a prestige battle for him.
Naveen intends to stop Jay Panda in Kendrapara Lok Sabha seat and Bijoy Mohapatra in Patkura Assembly seat. According to reports, Naveen may camp for one night in Kendrapada while most of his warriors may throng the area during the last few days of campaigning.
Naveen has appointed Women Co-observers for various assembly segments in Kendrapda last night. Minati Behera will be in charge of Mahanga and Aul. Latika Pradhan and Srimayee Sweta Snigdha Mishra will take care of Kendrapada, Patkura and Salepur. Tukuni Sahu will look after Mahakalapada, while Kasturi Mohapatra and Sunita Biswal will camp in Rajnagar.