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Odisha CM asks Party MLAs to reach out People, work for Progress

Naveen Patnaik

Not happy with the party performance in Panchayat Polls, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday directed party MLAs for serious introspection over dismal show in rural polls in some districts. Concerned over the voters’ response and unofficial results of the Panchayat Polls, BJD supremo at the legislative party meeting in the State Assembly today advisedContinue Reading…

BJD wins 4 More Zilla Parishads after 5th Phase Polls

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The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has added four more Zilla Parishads to its kitty and reached an invincible position in yet another at the end of 5th and final phase pollsing in the state. The party won got full majority in Balasore, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal and Nuapada, taking the tally to 16. In Kandhamal, BJDContinue Reading…

Congress, BJP set to join hands in Nabarangpur to form Zilla Parishad

Nabarangpur-Odisha

Politics makes strange bedfellows. And, it’s coming true in Nabarangpur district. As per the confirmed reports, bitter rivals Congress and BJP have joined hands to stop BJD from capturing the Zilla Parishad there. Out of 26 Zilla Parishad Zones in the district, BJD won 11, followed by Congress (8) and BJP (7). As the magicContinue Reading…

BJD bags 63 out of 69 Zilla Parishad Zones in Naveen’s Home Turf

Naveen Patnaik-Hinjili

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made its presence felt across the state, barring a few exceptions, it could not gain much in Odisha CM and BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik’s home turf. BJD has won 63 out of 69 Zilla Parishad Zones in the state. The BJP had to be content with 4 Zones, whileContinue Reading…

Odisha Panchayat Polls: BJD faces rout in Western Odisha

Polls-Western Odisha

While Western Odisha has been a stronghold of BJP for years with a strong organisational base and involvement of top leaders in the region, the BJD was not weak either. Congress also had strong presence there. However, the panchayat polls in 2017, has proved beyond doubt that BJD has completely lost the ground, while CongressContinue Reading…

5th Phase Panchayat Polls begin in 150 Zilla Parishad Zones in Odisha

Odisha polling

Polling began for 150 Zilla Parishad zones in Odisha in the fifth and final phase today. Voting began at 7 AM and will continue till 12 PM. Counting will start immediately after the polling concludes. * BJD has so far comfortably captured 12 Zilla Parishads. After the 5th phase polls, the party is all setContinue Reading…

Zilla Parishad Polls: BJD holds edge in mineral-rich Keonjhar

BJD-Keonjhar

As the fifth and final phase panchayat polls will be held tomorrow, a lot is being discussed about mineral-rich Keonjhar district. The battle for Zilla Parishad has become interesting here. But, as the Congress is facing a near rout here, BJD holds the edge and may form the ZP. In Keonjhar, 29 out of 37Continue Reading…

Congress better placed to capture Gajapati Zilla Parishad in Odisha

Congress-Gajapati

There could be some good news for the Congress in the fifth and final phase panchayat polls, as it eyes to win at least two seats in Gajapati district to be in a position to capture the Zilla Parishad. The party has already won Jharsuguda ZP. Out of the 11 zones that have gone toContinue Reading…

BJD needs 2 Zones in 5th Phase to capture Kandhamal Zilla Parishad

Pratyusha-Rajeswari-BJD

While 21 districts in Odisha have already given decisive mandate in Zilla Parishad Polls, picture is not clear in 9 others including highly sensitive Kandhamal. The ruling BJD is leading in Kandhamal now by winning 8 out 14 ZP Zones that went to polls in four phases. The BJP has won 4 zones, while CongressContinue Reading…

Victory eludes BJD in Kalahandi & BJP in Nuapada

Kalahandi-Nuapada Dist

The tribal districts of Kalahandi and Nuapada, have thrown a surprising verdict in 2017 panchayat polls in Odisha. Out of 30 Zilla Parishad Zones that went to polls in Kalahandi in four phases so far, BJP has made a clean sweep by winning all 30 seats. Neither BJD nor Congress have opened their account. OdishaContinue Reading…


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