Odisha panchayat polls

Odisha-Andhra Pradesh panchayat row: Koraput administration to hold rural polls in Kotia

The three-tier panchayat elections in Odisha is likely to be held in 2022. The Koraput administration holds elections for sarpanch, samiti member and 13 ward members in Kotia every five years. 

published on : 21st September 2021

Odisha government to amend laws ahead of 2022 panchayat polls

The first demand was for a caste-based census to determine the actual population of SEBCs/OBCs and bringing an amendment to relevant Acts in the Parliament to lift 50 pc ceiling on reservation.

published on : 27th August 2021

Panchayat polls on time, says Odisha Minister, but no word on ULBs

Panchayati Raj Minister Pratap Jena said that the State government will soon submit the report to the State Election Commission (SEC) with details relating to the rural polls.

published on : 11th August 2021

Scheduled for February 2022, panchayat polls in Odisha likely to be delayed

Though the State Election Commission has written to the government thrice - two letters in January and one in March 2021 - to complete the exercise, the process is yet to be started.

published on : 23rd June 2021

After Odisha panchayat polls fifth phase, BJP consolidates position further

The BJP continued to make inroads into traditional BJD strongholds in the fifth phase polls.

published on : 21st February 2017