Tag: Bijepur Bypoll

BIJEPUR VOTES: 38 percent voters turnout recorded till 1 pm

Bargarh: The voting for the by-election to Bijepur Assembly constituency began at 8 am amid tight security arrangements on Saturday. The death of Congress MLA Subal Sahu in August last year had necessitated the Bijepur bypoll. Sahu had represented the seat in the past three terms and this time his wife Rita Sahu is the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Security beefed up in Bijepur for by-election

Bargarh: Security has been beefed up in the bypoll-bound Bijepur after high-voltage campaigning by political parties ended on Thursday. Five platoons of CRPF and BSF have been deployed in the Assembly constituency for smooth conduct of the election on February 24. Speaking at a presser today, Bargarh district collector Yamini Sarangi said as many as […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur firing
Labour Minister’s brother, 3 others critical in attack

Bargarh: Hours after the campaign for the Bijepur Assembly by-election concluded on Thursday, Odisha Labour Minister Susant Singh’s brother along with three other persons got grievously injured after they were allegedly attacked by unidentified miscreants near Banabira under Sohela block of Bargarh district late last night. As per sources, Susant’s brother Subrat Singh was on […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: Campaigning ends; security beefed up

Bhubaneswar: High-octane campaigning for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency, which is seen as a precursor to the 2019 general elections, came to an end at 5PM today following which police have beefed up security to prevent any untoward incident. Nearly 2.21 lakh voters of the constituency will exercise their franchise on February 24. “Polling […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll, a fight with CM officials rather than BJD: Pradhan

Bargarh: With only a day remaining for by-election to Bijepur assembly seat, the BJP today charged CM’s private secretary VK Pandian and officials of CMO with involving in the poll affairs of BJD in Bijepur. At a press meet, senior BJP leader and Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan alleged that Pandian has sent 100 government officials […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Padampur SDPO shunted out ahead of Bijepur bypoll

Bijepur: Ahead of the bypoll to the Bijepur Assembly constituency, the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Padampur, Laxminarayan Panda was transferred to the office of the IG (Northern Range). DGP RP Sharma stated Panda was transferred as per the directive of the Chief Electoral Officer Surendra Kumar. Jharsuguda SDRPO Khirasagar Naik has been appointed Padampur […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll campaign heats up

Bhubaneswar/Bargarh: It was again a show of strength by political parties including BJD, BJP and Congress as they left no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the crucial Bijepur bypoll. On his second day of campaign in the Assembly constituency, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik addressed public meetings in Gaisilat block […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJP gheraoes Bijepur PS over alleged attack by BJD workers

Bhubaneswar: Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have gheraoed the Bijepur Police Station demanding immediate action against some workers of the Biju Janta Dal (BJD) who allegedly thrashed them. The members of the saffron party alleged that they were beaten up by some BJD workers in front of Labour Minister Sushant Singh late on […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Shoes hurled at CM Naveen Patnaik

Bargarh: Tension ran high after shoes were hurled at Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik while he was addressing a public meeting during campaigning for Bijepur bypoll for party candidate Rita Sahu at Kumbhari village in Barpali block of Bargarh today. The incident occurred at around 6 PM when Patnaik was about to […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: Star-studded campaigning by BJD, BJP

Bargarh: It was a show of strength between BJP and BJD as the major political parties roped in star campaigners to woo voters ahead of the bypoll for the Bijepur Assembly constituency. For BJP, it was Union Minister Smriti Irani and Dharmendra Pradhan who addressed a public meeting at Gaisilat while BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: BJD president Patnaik, Union Minister Irani to hit campaign trail today

Bijepur: With only three days left for the Bijepur bypoll, parties have geared up for a high voltage campaign. While BJD president Naveen Patnaik will hit bypoll campaign trail as a star campaigner of the ruling party today, Union Textile, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani will join campaign for BJP candidate Ashok Panigrahi. Patnaik […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bijepur bypoll: Even bigger test for matric students

Bargarh: Class X students in Bijepur are facing a test ahead of their real test as they get rattled by the blaring election campaigns by political parties for the by-election to the Assembly constituency. The three major political parties- BJD, BJP and Congress- have all amped up their efforts and high decibel campaigning with sound […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD, BJP at loggerheads over Bargarh cash seizure

Bhubaneswar: Politics is now active over seizure of Rs 40.50 lakh from bypoll-bound Bijepur with BJD and BJP knocking the doors of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) over the issue. Alleging that the seized money belonged to ruling BJD and was meant for distribution in bypoll bound Bijepur, the BJP leaders sought intervention of the Chief […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Police seize Rs 3.2 lakh from two cars in Bargarh

Bargarh: Cash worth Rs 3.2 lakh was seized from two cars at Talpali Square in Bargarh district on Wednesday. As per sources, Gaisilat police, during a vehicle checking drive found the cash in the vehicles along with various other documents. However, till last reports came in, the source of the seized cash was not established. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Will win Bijepur bypoll by huge margin: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the ensuing bypoll to the Bijepur Assembly constituency on February 24, BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today expressed confidence that his party will win the seat by a huge margin. “Our development works and several welfare schemes will work for us and the ruling party will win the Bijepur bypoll […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021