Will Odisha spring a surprise this election?
  • WebDesk BTVI
  • Apr 02 2019

Odisha is heading for Assembly elections simultaneously with Lok Sabha polls. While it has been a bastion of Naveen Patnaik-led BJD, will the BJP gain significant inroads in the state as stated by PM Narendra Modi? Will Congress’s rice price promise improve its fortunes? BTVI Executive Editor Siddharth Zarabi looks at possible projections for the state – Will Patnaik retain power as chief minister? Can BJP garner enough support and minimise the Hindi heartland losses?