The Congress leaders were not available for comments.
Bhubaneswar: The simultaneous elections scheduled over four phases in Odisha in April could see many sons and daughters of veteran leaders in the fray as many are trying to launch their children in the twin polls.
Children of many senior leaders may also enter the fray as Navjyoti, son of Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik may be Congress nominee from Balasore Lok Sabha seat.
Sources said senior Congress leader Bhakta Das is pushing for the candidature of his son Sagar, from Bhawanipatna assembly seat.
The chief minister assured to examine,” said former minister Jogendra Behera.The 78-year old, who represented Titlagarh (1990-2009) and Loisingha (2014-19), said he has high hopes from the BJD president.
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