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Panchayat Poll Will Not Defer, SEC To Announce Date Soon: Minister
Panchayat Poll Will Not Defer, SEC To Announce Date Soon: Minister

The Panchayat poll is scheduled to be held in Odisha early next year. 

Odisha BJP Lays Blueprint In Office Bearers' Meet To Take On BJD Govt In Rural Polls
Odisha BJP Lays Blueprint In Office Bearers' Meet To Take On BJD Govt In Rural Polls 

BJP Odisha in-charge D Purandareswari and State party president Samir Mohanty held detailed discussion with heads of party's various fronts and State general secretaries and prepared blueprint to fight against the State government on various issues in the upcoming panchayat polls.

Panchayat Polls: Cut In Quota For OBCs Irks Opposition In Odisha
Panchayat Polls: Cut In Quota For OBCs Irks Opposition In Odisha

There are 104 seats reserved for Backward Class Citizens (BCC) and Backward Class Citizens Women (BCCW) in the Zilla Parishad polls.

Odisha Panchayat Elections: Number Of Poll-Bound Panchayats To Reduce In 2022, Says SEC
Odisha Panchayat Elections: Number Of Poll-Bound Panchayats To Reduce In 2022, Says SEC

In 2017, polls were conducted in 6,801 village panchayats. However, their number has reduced to 6,794 for the upcoming polls. The panchayats that have been excluded from the list include 4 from Balasore's Remuna NAC, 2 from Nayagarh's Odagaon and one from Bargarh's Bijepur.

Odisha Panchayat Poll: Expenditure Limit Of Candidates, Polling Time Increased By SEC 
Odisha Panchayat Poll: Expenditure Limit Of Candidates, Polling Time Increased By SEC 

A candidate contesting for Zilla Parishad member post can now spend up to Rs 5 lakh while the expenditure ceiling for panchayat samiti member and sarpanch has been hiked to Rs 2 lakh. 

Odisha Panchayat Polls: OBCs To Get 4 Zilla Parishad President Posts
Odisha Panchayat Polls: OBCs To Get 4 Zilla Parishad President Posts 

The Odisha government on Friday issued the final list of reservations for the post of Zilla Parishad presidents across the State ahead of the forthcoming Panchayat elections. 

BJD Infighting
BJD Vs BJD: Party Hit By Infighting Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) seems to be imploding with infighting in the ranks which cropped up recently amid demands of Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra’s removal from the State Cabinet.

Panchayat Polls: SEC Asks Collectors To Wrap Up Ward Delimitation, Seat Reservation By Oct 26
Panchayat Polls: SEC Asks Collectors To Wrap Up Ward Delimitation, Seat Reservation By Oct 26   

State Election Commissioner (SEC) Aditya Prasad Padhi today reviewed the preparedness for the upcoming panchayat elections with the District Collectors through video conferencing.

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Panchayat Polls: Reservation Draft List Prepared In Haste, Has Several Faults; Alleges BJP

Bringing serious allegations against the Odisha government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that the draft list of reservation which was published on Friday has several faults because it has been prepared in haste.

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Odisha Publishes Draft List Of Reservation For Panchayat Elections

The draft lists of reservations for the upcoming three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha was published by the Panchayati Raj Department on Friday

Odisha Panchayat Elections
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Reservation Draft List Publication Today At District Level

The lists which are being published at the district level will specify the quota attached for each post of Ward Member, Sarpanch, Panchayat Samiti Member, Block Chairman and Zilla Parishad Member across the State.

Odisha Panchayat Elections
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Collectors Directed To Speed Up Seat Reservation Process

The State Panchayati Raj department has issued a directive to the administrative heads of all districts to accelerate the preparations for the elections on a priority basis. 

Hundreds Of BJD, Congress Workers Join BJP In Kendrapada
Odisha Panchayat Poll Countdown: Hundreds Of BJD, Congress Workers Join BJP In Kendrapada

Former 4-time Kendrapada MP and BJP National VP Baijayant Panda lambasted at the State government over the proposed mega drinking water project at Bharigada in Rajkanika.

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Odisha Amends Gram Panchayat Election Rules, Opposition Cries Foul

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is up in arms after the Odisha government made amendments to the existing Panchayat Election rules

Twitter War Between BJP-BJD
Poll Bound BJP-BJD Engage In Twitter War Ahead Of Odisha Panchayat Elections

War of words ensued between BJP and BJD over several tweets made by BJP leaders who are on a campaign trail in Odisha ahead of Panchayat polls

Odisha Panchayat Polls
Odisha Panchayat Polls: Seeking Votes Politicians Head For Villages

With the onset of Panchayat polls in Odisha, the three major parties in in the State gear up to woe voters to win seats in the elections.

Odisha Panchayat Polls
Odisha Panchayat Polls Scheduled On Time: Minister Pratap Jena

The Panchayat polls which has been delayed in Odisha will be conducted on the scheduled date, informed State Panchayatiraj Minister Pratap Jena on Tuesday.

Odisha Panchayat Elections: Congress Begins Preparations
Odisha Congress Constitutes Election Committee For Upcoming Rural Polls

The Odisha unit of the Pradesh Congress Committee has announced a high-level party panel for preparation of spadework in view of the rural and local urban body elections scheduled to be held in the State next year.

BJD Appoints Senior Party Observers Ahead Of Panchayat Polls
BJD Names Senior Observers, District Observers Ahead Of Panchayat Polls

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha on Saturday appointed senior observers for all 30 districts, apparently signalling its preparations for the three-tier panchayat polls in the State. The party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appointed six party veterans as senior observers.

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Odisha CM’s Lower Indra Irrigation Project Inauguration Is A Farce With An Eye On Panchayat Polls: BJP

Bhubaneswar/Nuapada: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday claimed the ruling-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is making sure that the party president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patniak inaugurates and lays foundation stones for as many projects as possible before the upcoming panchayat elections. The BJP’s scathing attack came soon after CM Naveen dedicated a slew […]