Odisha panchayat polls: 69.4 % vote in last phase

Over 69 % exercised their franchise in fifth phase of Odisha panchayat polls which witnessed stray incidents of violence in some places.

Blind man`s poll nomination rejected, EC`s help sought

A visually impaired man`s nomination for Odisha Panchayat polls was rejected as he had put his thumb impression instead of signature on the papers.