Bhubaneswar:Odisha will witness the clash of titans later this month. Prime minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi are scheduled to visit the state in the last week of December ahead of the general elections next year. The two electoral battle fatigue leaders are expected to warm up their respective party cadres and leaders for the electioneering that would be launched some time early next year.

The BJP Odisha in-charge Arun Singh said that the prime minister is coming to Odisha on December 24 to address a public meeting at Khorda.

Odisha Congress president Niranjan Patnaik said that Rahul Gandhi is coming to the state a two day visit in the last week of this month. He said he would address two public meeting in Western Odisha and Coastal Odisha.