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Padampur bypoll: BJD workers accused of distributing cash, detained in Bargarh village
Padampur bypoll: BJD workers accused of distributing cash, detained in Bargarh village

When contacted, Bargarh SP said that necessary action would be taken against them as per law if the allegations are found to be true. However, the local police officials are yet to comment on the matter.

Padampur Battle
Political parties on edge with Padampur bypoll voting hours to go

With less than 24 hours to go for the Padampur bypoll, the preparations to ensure a free and fair election have reached final stages. While voting will start from 7 am and continue till 4 pm, a total of two lakh fifty seven thousand and four hundred seventy four voters will exercise their franchise at 319 booths.

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MCD Elections: A local body poll with national consequences
MCD Elections: A local body poll with national consequences

Both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were seen giving their all while campaigning for the polls in Delhi.

Padampur bypoll: Security tightened, political parties on the edge  
Padampur bypoll: Security tightened, political parties on the edge  

While the Padampur voters are going to choose their legislator, the candidates in the fray are on pins and needles. 

Voting
Voting for high-stakes Delhi civic polls underway

Voting started at 8 a.m. and as per the state election commission, polling station gates will be shut at 5.30 p.m., after which only those already inside can vote.

  • Sunday, 04 December 2022
  • Delhi
Padampur bypoll
Padampur bypoll: Campaigning hits fever pitch on last day, security tightened

Several star campaigners and heavyweight leaders of all three main political parties – BJD, BJP and Congress, are now campaigning from door to door.

Naveen babu, you are too tired to understand anything, says Pradhan
Naveen babu, you are too tired to understand anything, says Pradhan

While referring to what the CM had yesterday said regarding the Padampur railway project, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, “It seems to me that you (Naveen Patnaik) are not in a position to understand anything. Because of this, you are saying what your ministers want you to say.”

BJP Mahila Morcha Protest
BJP Mahila Morcha burns CM Naveen’s effigy over women’s safety

From Pari murder case in Nayagarh to Pihu missing case in Jajpur and Mamita Meher case, the BJP raked up all issues pertaining to the safety and security of women in the state and burnt down the effigy of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi In Padampur
MP Aparajita Sarangi lambasts CM Naveen for playing Padampur district card; terms claim misleading

Targetting CM Naveen Patnaik, Sarangi said that the BJD had announced that Padampur will be made a district. It has been over two decades since the promise was made, but nothing has been done by the State government in this regard so far, she said.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Padampur bypoll: CM Naveen targets Centre over Bargarh-Nuapara railway project, BJP retaliates

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was in Padampur when he attacked Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw over his remarks on the said railway project.

BJP slams BJD over absence of Odisha CM, Ministers in Assembly
BJP slams BJD over absence of Odisha CM, Ministers in Assembly

The uproarious situation forced Speaker Bikram Keshari Arukha to adjourn the House till 11.30 am.

Padampur bypoll: Political storm ensues over BJD candidate Barsha's surname
Padampur bypoll: Political storm ensues over BJD candidate Barsha's surname

Soon after BJD announced its candidate for the Padampur bypoll, several controversies popped up. Even posts surfaced on social media that she won’t stay in Padampur. However, some other social media posts countered the posts and claimed that Barsha is a native of Padampur and will live there.

Jay Panda At A BJP Rally In Delhi
BJP will win MCD elections hands down: Delhi In-Charge Baijayant Panda

Baijayant Panda, who attended the rally at Maya Nagar, South Delhi asserted BJP’s massive win in the MCD elections this time.

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan In Padampur
Naveen govt tired after 22 yrs of rule; hijacking central schemes is proof: Dharmendra

Pradhan was at Badikata under Padampur constituency addressing a public congregation when he targeted the State government over its announcement of Rs 5 lakh loan without interest to women SHGs.

Dharmendra Targets BJD Govt
BJD govt siphoning off farmers’ money, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday made a veiled attack on Naveen Patnaik, saying the BJD-led government is appropriating money meant for farmers.

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