Bhubaneswar: An all-party meeting was held under the chairmanship of Odisha Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar today ahead of the bypolls in Bijepur Assembly Constituency.
The ECI on Monday has issued notification for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly which will be held on October 21.
The CEO has sought cooperation from the political parties for smooth conduct of the by-election in Bijepur.
Officials said that M3 Version of EVM/VVPAT will be used for the first time in the Bijepur bypoll.
The last date for filing nomination papers is September 30, while scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on October 1 and counting of votes will be held on October 24.