News from Jharsuguda

Mineral rich District, Jharsuguda is one of the most industrially developed District of Odisha. Jharsuguda District was established on 1st January, 1994. Earlier it was a part of Sambalpur District. It was created by amalgamation of the erstwhile Jamindars of Rampur, Kolabira, Padampur and Kudabaga. Major portion of the land area covering hilly region has a radish stony soil. The economy of the Jharsuguda District can be judged through its natural resources. The District is rich in minerals like coals, quartzite and fire clay. Several industrial units like Vendanta Alumina, Bhusan Steel and Power, TATA Refractories are operating in the District that contributes to the economic growth of the District. There are also some major forest products like Kendu leaves, wood, rice and leather that also contribute significantly to the economy of Jharsuguda District.

Dipali Das Filing Nomination Papers
Jharsuguda bypoll: BJD’s Dipali Das files nomination; BJP’s Tankadhar hits campaign trail

She toured the town with her supporters and many senior leaders of the Conch party before filing her papers at the Sub-collector’s office.

BJP Candidate Tankadhara Tripathy
BJP candidate files nomination; says fight between Jharsuguda people and 24 years of misgovernance

Tripathy took out a huge procession from Manmohan School ground in Jharsuguda at around 9 AM, which moved through Jharsuguda Railway Station, Beheramal Square and bus terminal, before filing his nomination papers at the sub-collector’s office.

Odisha BJP constitutes two committees for effective poll management 
Jharsuguda bypoll: Odisha BJP constitutes two committees for effective poll management 

The committees will look after the party’s efficient electioneering for the Jharsuguda by-election, sources informed.

Tarun Pandey's Rally Before Nomination
Jharsuguda bypoll: Congress candidate Tarun Pandey files nomination

Pandey was accompanied by OPCC Chief, Sarat Pattanayak, and senior MLAs Suresh Routray and Santosh Singh Saluja.

Congress Candidate Tarun Pandey
Congress plays ‘son of the soil’ card in Jharsuguda bypoll campaign; BJP, BJD retaliate

Congress candidate Tarun Pandey raked up the issue of local candidate in a press conference on Thursday in Jharsuguda. The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were quick to retaliate.

Jharsuguda bypoll
Jharsuguda bypoll: ECI issues formal notification, filing of nominations from today

As per the notification issued by the ECI, the filing of nomination papers by the candidates will begin today (April 13) and the last date for the same is 20 April 2023.

Jharsuguda bypoll: BJP fields Tankadhar Tripathy as candidate 
Jharsuguda bypoll: BJP fields Tankadhar Tripathy as candidate 

Tankadhar's name was declared by the party's Central Election Committee on Wednesday evening.

Odisha records season's first 40-plus temperature as heatwave singes state

The day temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark for the first time this season with poll-bound Jharsuguda district recording highest 40.4 degree Celsius.

Tarun Pandey
Congress picks Tarun Pandey for Jharsuguda bypoll

Pandey’s name has been approved by the All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Mallikarjun Kharge.

After Samarth Agarwal, another minor boy ‘kidnapped’ in Jharsuguda
After Samarth Agarwal, another minor boy ‘kidnapped’ in Jharsuguda

According to sources, a minor boy from Buromaal area in the district has gone missing since April 7, and a complaint in this regard has been lodged at Jharsuguda police station.

Naba Das Murder
By dropping Susanta Singh from team, BJD proved party MLA's link in Naba Das murder: Opposition

Launching a broadside on the conch party, Odisha BJP general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan said the ruling BJD has proved the claims of involvement of its leader in the murder of Das by dropping Singh from the team formed for the bypoll management.

Jharsuguda bypoll
BJD holds closed-door meeting in Jharsuguda ahead of bypoll

As per reports, the names of the BJD observers in all the blocks under the Jharsuguda Assembly Constituency were also finalised in the meeting.

Jharsuguda Collector transferred ahead of bypoll

Naravane was serving as the Collector of Sonepur before being given charge as DM of Jharsuguda. She will replace Saroj Samal in Jharsuguda.

Samarth Agarwal Murder Case
Jharsuguda kidnap-murder case accused attempts suicide on last day of police remand

As per initial reports, Sharma slit his wrist and other body parts with a piece of glass he acquired by smashing a mirror in the washroom.

Jharsuguda bypoll: BJP, BJD & Congress start flexing muscles to register victory 
Jharsuguda bypoll: BJP, BJD & Congress start flexing muscles to register victory 

At a time when the murder of Jharsuguda MLA and health minister Naba Das is still a mystery, May 10 has been declared as the date for the bypoll to fill up the vacant seat.