Sources said that the ECI team will hold discussions with the officials of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and district Collectors at Kharavela Bhawan.
The BJP is also not far behind. The party is continuing with its agitation over local issues at every panchayat.
Though the motive behind Nitish Kumar’s visit is not clear yet, speculations are rife that discussion on the formation of United Front may be a topic between the two leaders during their meeting.
Sources said, not less than 60 party MLAs were invited to the Naveen Niwas and have reportedly been informed by party president, Naveen Patnaik that their feedback from the ground is good and they are likely to get party tickets again in the coming election.
The CEO’s Public Relations Officer (PRO) today clarified that EVMs have a life span and factor made EVMs are being supplied to States including Odisha for use in future elections. However, this has no connection with the timing of future general elections.
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has already started to develop strategy to counter the ‘Cyber Army’ of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.
While this does mean that the saffron party has Odisha on its focus for the 2024 General Elections, will it really make any major impact on BJP’s electoral prospects? The State unit of the BJP is certainly quite optimistic, but the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) seems unfazed by these visits.
Leaders and supporters of the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Opposition-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress- used the occasion to blend with the masses.
But as the elections are nearing, the Odisha government has decided to conduct a survey for enumeration of other backward classes (OBCs) in the state.
The BJP is eyeing to strengthen its organisation in Odisha at booth, Shakti Kendra and Mandal levels by bringing the Gujarat model to the State. The party will work on the strategy of touching each and every voter by appointing a leader for every page of the voter-list.
As per the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Rajeev Kumar, voting for assembly elections in Tripura will be held on February 16 & in Nagaland & Meghalaya on February 27. The results will be declared on March 2.
The leadership of Odisha BJP met on Monday to discuss several issues including power tariff hike, mineral loot, no services under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana, Mahanadi water dispute, loot of central schemes, law and order situation and unemployment.
As Naveen Patnaik readies for his second visit to foreign land, possibility of a ‘revolt’ looks as remote as the sun rising in the west!
In such scheme of things, toeing the adage 'early bird catches the worm', the ruling BJD has launched preparations in right earnest to spruce up its organisational strength before the title fight in 2024 elections.
Only 59 percent Odisha beneficiaries of the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) voted for BJP in Panchayat polls. The number is 67 percent In 'UPYOGI' state
Sambalpur: The political corridors in Odisha are abuzz with speculations whether senior BJP leader and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will contest the next general election from Sambalpur parliamentary constituency. The speculations were triggered by the interpretation of a statement made by the union minister in Khinda area of Sambalpur district today. Pradhan addressed the people […]