The ruling party's mayor candidates in three municipal corporations of Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Berhampur were also leading over their nearest rivals.
The repolling for the chairman post was necessitated in the booth after the voting process was hampered yesterday due to glitches in the Electronic Voting Machine
Political analysts say that BJD is all set to cash in on the infighting within Opposition BJP and Congress
The plot for the crucial election has thickened with all the political parties intensifying their campaigning
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Subash Singh, Sulochana Das and Sanghamitra Dalei have been named as the Mayor candidates of BJD for Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC), respectively.
The process to file nomination which kicked off on March 2 will conclude today, while the papers will be scrutinised on March 9.
An analysis of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's shooting electoral graph since the 2009 elections drop big clues on how the State is heady with personal voting in election after election
A total of 107 NACs/Municipalities and three Municipal Corporations- BMC, CMC and BeMC- will go to poll to elect chairpersons, councillors, mayors and corporators.
In Bhubaneswar at 705 booths, a total of 7,25,765 lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the ULB polls
Madhusmita Acharya, the daughter-in-law of late Kangali Charan Panda, senior Congress leader and Dharmashala MLA, has been made the Congress’ Mayor candidate for Bhubaneswar for the upcoming ULB polls.