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Tag: Ward Member

Ward Member Hacked To Death Over Past Enmity In Odisha

Angul: A ward member was allegedly hacked to death by some miscreants with sharp weapons in Angul district on Sunday. As per reports, some unidentified miscreants murdered one Jagabandhu Behera, a ward member who hails from Antulia panchayat in full public glare at Antulia market. Sources said after committing the crime, the accused fled the […]

Brown sugar seized from ward member's house

Balasore: Excise officials today seized 20 grams brown sugar from the house of  a ward member at Rajpur village in Jaleswar of Balasore district this morning. The accused has been identified as Sheikh Ajbahar, a ward member of Rajpur. Acting on a tip-off, the excise sleuths conducted a raid on the house of the ward […]

Police books Kangaroo court members for imposing gong beating punishment

Angul: The Bantala police today lodged case against 52 persons including Ragudiapada village head and secretary on charges of holding a kangaroo court and forcing ward member Mallika Sahu’s husband Dushmanta Sahu to beat a gong as punishment. Dushmanta also lodged a police complaint against the Ragudiapada village head and secretary. During the naib sarpanch […]

Panchayat Polls: Names of Sarpanch, Ward Members to be declared today

Bhubaneswar: An official announcement of the names of Sarpanch and Ward Member candidates, who won in the recently concluded three tier Panchayat Polls, will be made today at all block offices across Odisha, State Election Commissioner R N Senapati has informed. Tabulation of the results will be undertaken at the block offices from 9 am […]

Panchayat polls: People of 2 GPs in Angul boycott polling

Angul: People of two Gram Panchayats (GPs) in Angul district today boycotted polling for the 4th phase Panchayat polls protesting the dumping yard set up by the Angul Municipality. According to reports, people of Talamula and Talamula Sasan GPs boycotted polling and staged dharna in front of the polling booths demanding immediate shifting of the […]

Preparations for 2nd phase GP polls put in place

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 […]

Total 2,973 booths to be set up in Koraput during panchayat polls

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 […]

Deoranjan Kumar Singh
Panchayat polls: Collectors asked to complete delimitation of wards, reservation by Aug 19

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the elections to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) scheduled in February next year, the Odisha government has asked all district collectors to complete the process of delimitation of wards and reservation of seats by August 19 next. In a letter to all district collectors, Deoranjan Kumar Singh, commissioner-cum-secretary, Panchayati Raj, has asked […]