The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Wednesday won civic body elections in two Odisha towns. Of 15 wards in the notified area council of Titilagarh in Bolangir district, about 330 km from here, the BJD won 14, an official said.
Congress, which did not win a single seat in the civic polls, issued a show cause notice to 100 party leaders, including state minister Dinesh Aggarwal, for allegedly working against its official nominees.
Opposition Congress today said the party`s victory in municipality elections at Pithampur, Raghogarh and Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh was a good sign for it ahead of the Assembly polls slated by the year-end.
Punjab Congress released its manifesto for the municipal corporation elections promising not to impose property tax on residential units, regularise illegal colonies and made the civic bodies corruption free.