With the election date is inching closer, Kalpana Majhi of BJD, Anuradha Agrawal of BJP and Tapaswini Behera of Congress are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters.
As many as 160 female candidates are contesting from 67 Wards under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
The highest number of 5,045 candidates filed their nominations on the last day. Of them 4,541 nominations were filed for councilor/corporator posts and the remaining 504 for the post of chairperson/mayors.
The government servants should remain absolutely impartial during the ULB elections and he/she shall not indulge in any campaigning activities for or against any contesting candidate or any political party, he said.
The SEC has decided to include the ‘None Of the Above’ (NOTA) option in the forthcoming civic body polls in the State in a bid to empower the voters to use their discretion while voting.
As 107 municipalities and notified area councils (NACs), besides Cuttack, Bhubaneswar and Berhampur municipal corporations are likely to go for polls by the end of April or beginning of May, the State government is working overtime complete the necessary exercises, like Ward delimitations.
Bhubaneswar: It is now more than two years that the elections to various urban local bodies (ULBs) in Odisha are still pending. After some legal confusion and subsequent Covid-19 lockdown, the fate of the civic polls still hangs in balance owing to the inordinate delay. However, Law Minister Pratap Jena on Thursday said that the […]