The third phase of Lok Sabha Elections will be held on April 23 and a total of 115 constituencies will be going to poll in it. From rallies to roadshows, candidates from different parties are not leaving any stone unturned to reach out to its voters. Now, ahead of the third phase of the Lok Sabha Elections, Sambit Patra connected with Telugu voters in Puri in an artistic way. To connect with the hearts of the Telugu voters, Patra sang two songs for the crowd- a popular Telugu number Bangaru Kodipetta and a romantic song, ‘Tum Mile Dil Khile’. The crowd cheered to the melodious numbers sung by the BJP spokesperson.
Patra took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the video and it has gone viral since then. The video has garnered over 2,900 retweets and over 12,000 likes.
Sharing the video, he tweeted, “Puri has a sizeable Telugu Population as well. While Campaigning amidst them sang a famous Telugu number on demand. The frenzy in the crowd was palpable, don’t believe? A must watch! Lots of love to my adorable Telugu friends. @BJP4Odisha #IndiaBoleModiDobara #SambitPatra4Puri.” (sic)
Watch the video here:
Recently, Patra was in news for holding Lord Jagannath idol during the campaign in the state. Following which, a complaint was filed with the Election Commission against him for violating the Model Code of Conduct.
Nishikant Mishra, Congress Spokesperson said, “When it has been mentioned by the Hon’ble ECI that no election can be fought on the basis of any religion, caste, creed or culture, the election rally of Dr Sambit Patra and the photograph thereof clearly shows the violation of the model code of conduct.”