She changed her constituency because Khallikote became SC-reserved in 2009.“I am interested to contest once again from the Berhampur assembly segment.
She was elected eight times from Khallikote, before switching to Kabisurya Nagara, from where she was elected twice.
Deo was elected to the assembly 10 times from the Khallikote and Kabisurya Nagara segments.
In this case, age should not be taken into account.”Similarly, supporters of Ram Krushna Patnaik said the 79-year-old leader would contest from Polasara if BJP gave him a ticket.
I have conveyed my desire to the party chief Naveen Patnaik,” said Chaupatnaik, who has been elected from here for the past five times.
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