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Cong gears up for upcoming civic polls in Cuttack

Cuttack: Buoyed by the recent performance of the party in three civic body polls, the Congress has begun working out strategy for the upcoming civic polls in the State scheduled in September this year.

AICC Odisha in-charge Jagdish Tytler on Tuesday met as many as 60 Block Presidents of the party of undivided Cuttack district here to chalk out strategy for the forthcoming civic polls.

Tytler along with Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik and AICC secretary Mirza Irshad Baig met each of the Block Presidents individually and it was learnt that the senior Congress leaders discussed about the names of prospective candidates for the municipal elections scheduled in September this year.

Addressing the Block Presidents of Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur districts at partys Cuttack city office and Block chiefs of Jajpur and Kendrapara districts in partys rural office, Tytler urged the party cadres to work sincerely at grassroots level to oust the BJD from power.

Expressing satisfaction over the partys recent performances in three civic body polls, Tytler told the party workers that it is a golden opportunity to oust the BJD from power in the state as the people are now disgusted with the misrule of the regional party.

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