The directive came in the backdrop of reports of alleged auction of the Sarpanch post for Rs 44,000 at Bileisarda village under Puintala block of Bolangir district.
Candidates can file their nominations for Sarpanchs, Samiti members and Zilla Parishad member posts from January 17 to January 21 while the scrutiny of the nomination papers will be done on January 22.
Puri: On the penultimate day of filing nominations for the Pipili by-election, both Biju Janata Dal and Congress candidates on Tuesday filed their respective papers at the Sub-Collector’s office in Puri. BJD’s Rudra Pratap Maharathy and Congress candidate Ajit Mangaraj left Pipili for Puri in separate road shows and filed their papers with the Sub-Collector. […]
Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday filed her nomination as a Trinamool Congress candidate from East Midnapore’s Nandigram assembly constituency. Banerjee took part in a 2-km-long roadshow at Haldia and finally filed her nomination at the Haldia sub-divisional office. She was accompanied by party state president Subrata Bakshi. The Trinamool supremo had […]
Kendrapara: BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate, Baijayant Jay Panda, today filed his nomination from Kendrapara constituency in a huge rally amid presence of thousands of supporters. Soon after filing his nomination, the BJP leader lashed out at his opponents and said “Those members who were hurling eggs and stones at me after not receiving pc, can […]
Bhubaneswar: The office of State Election Commission (SEC) today declared fresh nomination dates for places where either no nomination was filed for the ensuing panchayat poll or all nominations were rejected after a scrutiny without changing the voting schedule. Detailing out on the announcement, SEC secretary RN Sahu told newsmen, “Fresh nomination can be filed […]
Bhubaneswar: The process of filing nomination papers for the ensuing panchayat elections in Odisha began on Wednesday while the major political parties were in the process of finalising their candidates. “Nomination filing has started on Wednesday. The process will continue till January 17,” said Rabindra Nath Sahu, secretary, State Election Commission. He said scrutiny of […]
Bhubaneswar: Filing of nominations by the aspiring candidates of all colleges and universities in Odisha for the ensuing students’ union elections ended this morning without any untoward incident. As per reports, the candidates came to their respective institutions in a procession with their supporters and filed their nominations. Elaborate security arrangements were made in all […]