Mami was elected samiti member uncontested. In the block chairman election, she was pressurised to support a BJD candidate. She has been ostracised for not obeying them.
In a shocking incident, the husband of a Samiti Member at Bagdor Panchayat under Bolangir’s Belapada block was shot dead on Monday.
Chinmay Kumar Das, husband of Bharati Rath is reportedly missing since last night. Bharati is a contender for the samiti member post in Sankulei gram panchayat under Zilla Parishad zone 2 of Dhenkanal block.
Kendrapara/Balasore: Bypolls were held for the posts of Samiti Member in Penthapala and Badambila panchayats of Kendrapara and member of zilla parishad in zone 26 in Balasore. As many as 6,000 voters cast their vote during the bypoll for the Penthapala panchayat samiti seat, reserved for woman candidate. While Marua Malik and Pramila Malik claim […]
Angul: While his remarks continue to spark debate in political circles, back in his own constituency, BJD’s Dhenkanal MP, Tathagat Satpathy suffered an embarrassing moment when he failed to attend a meeting organised by a samiti member. As a part of BJD’s ‘Gaon Ku Chalo’ campaign, Tathagat visited Nuamouja panchayat of Angul district today in […]
Bhubaneswar: The State Election Commission (SEC) finalised April 19 as the date for repolling in the 14 places where the three-tier panchayat polls were stalled due to death of contestants. Notices regarding this will be sent to Panchayat offices, Block offices, Sub-Collector offices and District Collector offices on March 17. According to sources aspiring candidates […]
Baripada: Miscreants hurled acid on a newly elected Samiti member over political rivalry at Jharapokharia in Maurbhanj district today. Victim Hadibandhu Naik narrowly escaped as his was covered with blanket. The incident took place when he was asleep at night. He sustained minor injuries on his face. He has been admitted to district headquarters hospital […]
Bhubaneswar: The second phase polling for the ongoing panchayat polls will be held on Wednesday. Except Deogarh district election will be held for 174 Zilla Parishad Zones under 65 Blocks of 29 districts to choose Zilla Parishad, Sarpanch, Samiti Member and Ward Member candidates. However as the Zilla Parishad candidate of Polsara have won uncontested, the […]
Koraput: As many as 2,973 polling booths would be set up for its 7,68,235 voters in Koraput district for the forthcoming three-tier panchayat polls, officials said. Elections for 3,482 posts of ward member, samiti member, sarpanch and zilla parishad member will be held in five phases from February 13. Notification for the rural polls will […]