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BJD wins two urban local bodies polls in Kandhamal

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 21:24

Phulbani (Odisha): The ruling BJD in Odisha today secured absolute majority in Phulbani municipality and G Udayagiri notified area council (NAC) in the sensitive Kandhamal district.
Out of the 13 wards in Phulbani Municipality, BJD won nine, Congress two and independent candidates two.

Similarly, in G Udayagiri NAC, BJD won from 10 wards, Congress two and independent candidates two for the 13-member NAC, district collector N Tirumala Nayak said.

About 71 per cent of voters exercised their franchise at G Udaygiri NAC, while 62 per cent of people cast their votes at Phulbani Municipality where elections were held for the two urban local bodies yesterday.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 21:24

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