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Odisha Civic Polls
Municipal Elections Delayed: Odisha Denying Rights To Citizens Despite Constitutional Mandate

For over two and half years, Municipal Bodies of Odisha are without elected representatives despite specific Constitutional mandate to hold Municipal Election before completion of the five year term of a Municipal Body.

BJP leader Pitambar Acharya
Odisha BJP Slams Chief Electoral Officer Over Delay In Municipal Polls

It is pertinent to mention here that the Orissa High Court had struck down the Odisha Municipal (Delimitation of wards, Reservation of seats and Conduct of Elections) Amendment Rules, 2016 after the reservation of seats crossed 50 per cent.