Panchayat polls: People of 2 GPs in Angul boycott polling

Angul: People of two Gram Panchayats (GPs) in Angul district today boycotted polling for the 4th phase Panchayat polls protesting the dumping yard set up by the Angul Municipality.

According to reports, people of Talamula and Talamula Sasan GPs boycotted polling and staged dharna in front of the polling booths demanding immediate shifting of the dumping yard from their area.

Nominations were filed for two Panchayat Samiti Member seats in these two GPs.

No nominations were filed for two Sarpanchs and 28 Ward Members for 28 Wards of these two GPs.