According to information, in the last 10 to 12 years, Odisha has registered the highest growth in crime rate in the whole nation. We the people of Odisha are being the victims of this increasing crime graph," said BJP National Vice President Baijayant Panda.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Odisha Prabhari Sunil Bansal had a meeting with the members of the core committee. He had a brainstorming session with party chief Manmohan Samal, former president Samir Mohanty, MPs Jual Oram and Suresh Pujari and party candidate Tankadhar Tripathy.
The political parties are well aware that the party which will be able to garner the maximum votes from these two sections will be in a favorable position.
Opposition BJP and Congress slammed the BJD for allegedly poaching leaders of other parties by luring them with money, position, and power.
Pradhan, who visited the poll-bound Jharsuguda district yesterday, targeted the Naveen Patnaik-led government alleging that the party is being run by two bureaucrats who are not even from Odisha.
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.
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.
The committees will look after the party’s efficient electioneering for the Jharsuguda by-election, sources informed.
Pandey was accompanied by OPCC Chief, Sarat Pattanayak, and senior MLAs Suresh Routray and Santosh Singh Saluja.
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.
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.
Tankadhar's name was declared by the party's Central Election Committee on Wednesday evening.
The Congress on Monday named Tarun Pandey as its candidate. Both BJD and Congress are now trying to garner ‘sympathy votes’ as the candidates of both parties had recently lost their fathers.
Pandey’s name has been approved by the All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Mallikarjun Kharge.
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.
The bypoll was necessitated after the seat fell vacant following the assassination of Dipali's father & then Health Minister, Naba Das.