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95 Assembly candidates & 13 Lok Sabha candidates in phase two elections in Odisha are crorepatis

Bhubaneswar, May 14 (UNI) As many as 95 of the total 265 candidates contesting 35 Assembly seats in Odisha and 13 of the total 40 candidates in the fray in five Lok Sabha seats, going to polls on May 20 next are crorepatis, according to a report of Odisha Election Watch.
Partywise, the ruling BJD had 30 crorepatis followed by 24 each in BJP and Congress and three from APP which had fielded candidates in ten assembly seats. The three major political parties are contesting all the 35 Assembly seats.
Interestingly ten independents contesting the Assembly elections in the second phase are also crorepatis, also one each from the CPI and CPM.
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