The ruling BJD on Friday swept the urban elections in Odisha by winning 44 of 66 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) while opposition Congress captured 12 and BJP had to rest with only one, official sources said.
Disqualified BJP MLA from Sagar, Belur
Goplakrishna, said all the 16 MLAs, including independents,
who have been disqualified will strive to defeat
BJP candidates in the coming Zilla and Taluk Panchayat polls.