April 3, Abhijit Saha: Hindi Film actor Suniel Shetty is in the state today. He has visited the state to campaign for the BJD party here. The actor has campaigned for Minister Rabi Narayan Nanda. Nanda candidate of the BJD party for the Jeypore Assembly seat.
The actor was also present in a road show that was held in Jeypore for the BJD party. The minister Nanda and BJD MP Candidate Jina Hikaka were also present along with him in the road show that was held in Jeypore. Shetty will also hold road shows in two other places of the same district.
The seat for which he is campaigning is witnessing a close fight between the BJD and Congress. The BJP is also expected to have a tough fight with both the parties this time.
Sunil Shetty said that he came here not as an actor but as a friend of Rabiji. He had also visited the state in 2009 along with Raveena Tandon to campaign for Jitu Patnaik of Champua Assembly. That time Jitu Patnaik was an independent candidate who had recently joined the BJD but did not got a ticket from the BJD.